Here's a cute variation from the standard plain 'ol white rice - in addition to looking cute it has a slightly nuttier flavor. A perfect fluffy bed to support your favorite veggie or meat...
rice, pasta & grain pressure cooker recipes
The pressurized steam in the pressure cooker can result in perfectly plump grains and delicious al dente pasta – if you follow the rules! Don’t miss these handy guides:
Perfect Pressure Cooker Rice Pressure Cooker Pasta in Sauce Secrets Grain to Liquid Ratios and Cooking Times Pessure Cooking Grains Cheat-sheet
Remember to never fill the pressure cooker more than half full with grains (and their cooking liquid)!
VIDEO: Zucchini & Sun-dried Tomato Sorgotto (Sorghum Risotto)
The "grains" are springy, the zucchini...
Chickpea Curry Rice Bowl – One Pot Meal
Pressure cook a tangy and spicy curry right along with the brown rice in just one go by stacking the rice in the pressure cooker on top of the curry.
This recipe uses the "duplex"...
Turn Your Pressure Cooker Into a Rice Cooker!
Ok, are you ready for this? The key to perfectly cooked rice in the pressure cooker is… to
Pressure Cooker Steamed Brown Rice
This is a pretty simple recipe that showcases how the pressure cooker’s steam can make perfect grains of fluffy rice – even brown rice! As we mentioned earlier
Pressure Cooker Confetti Basmati Rice Recipe
This recipe shows you how to add vegetables to any pressure cooker rice dish but counting some of the vegetables as the cooking liquid. The exceptions
Pressure Cooking Quinoa Boosts Antioxidants, Study Says
Quinoa is an excellent source of protein and essential amino acids and now there’s evidence that pressure cooking makes quinoa even more nutritious.
UPDATE: Steel-cut Oat Pressure Cooking Time Added
Now, we've tested the pressure cooking time for both quick-cooking and conventional steel-cut oats to ensure you'll have the perfect bowl of oatmeal this fall.
Millet, Veggie and Lentil One Pot – recipe & strategy
Jill Nussinow (aka The Veggie Queen) shares her hip strategies for preparing a satisfying vegan one pot meal, along with a recipe from her latest cookbook: Vegan Under Pressure - Perfect...
Pressure Cooker Sushi?!? You can do it!
Make super-sticky sushi rice in your pressure cooker in just minutes! While the rice is pressure cooking you can prep the sushi fillings. This video features my son Vittorio...
Basic Recipe: Pressure Cooker Quinoa
I came up with the 1-minute Quinoa pressure cooker method five years ago after seeing wildly different cooking times cited by other experts. I didn't like ending-up with mushy gruel-like...
Pressure Cooker Pasta with Broccoli & Sausage One Pot
This pressure cooker conversion of a classic Italian pasta dish promises creamy broccoli, crispy sausage and al dente pasta. This dish is a flavorful one pot meal that...
Pressure Cooker Chicken, Black Beans & Rice Burrito Bowl
Make all the fixin's for a burrito in the pressure cooker in one pot - the beans, the chicken and the rice. Serve it in a bowl or wrap it into a burrito.
I used a few healthy...
Pressure Cook the PERFECT bowl of oatmeal
Pressure cooking oatmeal is convenient and hands-off. The pressure will squeeze the creaminess right out of the cereal making a cozy and nutritious breakfast. Here's my technique for the...
Maple Steel-cut Oats – Pressure Cooker Oatmeal
According to Prevention Magazine, steel-cut oats have a slightly lower glycemic index and fewer calories than rolled oats1. There is some debate about the significance of this...
Strawberries & “Cream” Rolled Oats – Pressure Cooker Oatmeal
We fake this instant oatmeal classic by using milk and the oat's own starch as the cream. Whenever I could talk my mother into bringing home an Instant Oatmeal Variety Pack - the...
Sage & Nutmeg Butternut Squash Autumn Risotto
This pressure cooker risotto coaxes flavor from butternut squash without the laborious step of pre-roasting it in the oven, without a rich stock to muddy the flavors and, most...
Easy Pressure Cooker Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
Making meatballs in the pressure cooker is easy, fast and splatter-free. I make them often so I've streamlined the whole process to dirty as few dishes as possible.
Meatballs in tomato sauce...
Easy Posole One Pot – pork & hominy stew makeover
When researching Posole it became pretty clear that, although this dish is not complicated, it requires lots of steps (and cleanup). I removed all of the extra pots and making this recipe not only faster but easier, too!
Asparagus Spring Risotto & making micro stock
Asparagus is nature's welcome mat to spring vegetables. They're nutty, greeny, nutritions and require very little prep.
Personally, my family adores the wild asparagus but it's very hard...
5 amazing pressure cooker rice and grain tips!
The pressure cooker can make quick work of tough whole grains and perfectly steam white rice to its full fluffy potential but a few wrong moves can have starch spraying into your kitchen or,...
Pressure Cooking Oat Groats
Here is how you should cook your Oat Groats: Pressure cook directly in the pot with a 1:1 ratio of oat groats and water (1 cup water, 1 cup oat groats) and a drop of olive oil (no salt as it...
Millet! It’s the new quinoa.
Millet is a high-protein grain that will pressure cook in a flash to tender perfection. The mild, delicately nutty and lightly sweet-tasting millet can replace rice, couscous or quinoa in any recipe.
Old is New, again: Kamut, Arugula & Orange Salad
Kamut has a long, varied and mostly forgotten past. Theories of its origins boil down to two: an Egyptian staple in ancient times or, as it is still used today in Iran, camel feed. Since my...
Lentil Risotto – peasant cooking under pressure
This dish is satisfying, healthy, filling and one of my husband's favorites! Italians make this dish by cooking lentils and then making a white risotto and mixing it all together before serving....
VIDEO: Making the perfect pressure cooker risotto
The first of many videos to come - it's a little rough around the edges but we're looking forward to cooking more and sharing more videos with you, soon!
PERFECT Pressure Cooker Chicken and Rice
Why emphasize the perfectness of this recipe? Because pressure cooking these two ingredients TOGETHER and getting them BOTH right is impossible! I’m going to show you how to do it right.
I Can’t Believe It’s Not Pesto!
Don't tell the picky eater in your household that this pasta sauce is a vitamin-charged Zucchini puree'- at least not until after they take the first bite. Only then should you...
QUICK! Pressure Cooked Pasta with Tuna and Capers
Everyone in Italy cooks, knows and loves this pasta recipe but it's almost unknown in America - where tuna and pasta typically bring visions of a cold pasta salad and not the cozy family...
HOT!!! One Pot New Orleans Dirty Rice – pressure cooker recipe
This rice dish is typically made in one of two ways: a par-boiled flavored rice packet cooked pilaf style, or by mixing pre-cooked rice into a pan of sauteed meat. Neither of these methods...