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10 Must-Have Instant Pot Accessories
The Instant Pot is the ultimate kitchen multitasker, but did you know that your pressure cooker can do even more? With these Instant Pot accessories you can make practically anything.
Multitasking steamer basket and strainer
If you’re looking to steam veggies, make hard-boiled eggs or even stock in your Instant Pot, you’ll get a lot of use out of a wire steamer basket. This option has a food safe silicone handle that folds down so you can seal your pot.
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Extra sealing rings
Even if you clean your Instant Pot’s sealing ring regularly, the silicone can take on stronger flavors—meaning no matter how much you wash yours after making this amazing balsamic chicken, you might not be able to get that balsamic flavor out.
Play it safe and buy a few spare silicone rings. You don’t need too many extras, but one for savory, one for sweet (plus a bonus one) is a great place to start!
A reusable cover
If you find yourself with leftovers from your favorite Instant Pot dinner, you can stash them easily in the fridge with a reusable silicone cover. This will keep your leftovers fresh (plus, you don’t have to worry about any unexpected spills, like the ones that can come from loosely wrapped plastic wrap).
A spare pot
If you use your Instant Pot regularly, you may want to grab yourself an extra insert to use while your other is in the dishwasher. Just be sure to grab the correct size for your Instant Pot model!
Poach perfect eggs, bake muffins, portion baby food and much much more in a Instant Pot-ready silicone mold. This multitasking tool is the perfect accessory for Instant Pot super users.
Since the Instant Pot is so deep, be sure to invest in a nice, long pair of tongs. This will help you remove your meals safely.
Leak-proof springform pan
Did you know that you can make desserts in your Instant Pot? Invest in a leakproof pan like this one to start making desserts the easy way! Why not start with this tasty vanilla cheesecake recipe?
After cooking, the liner of your Instant Pot can be pretty hot! One of our top safety tips is to handle the pot with care. These heatproof silicone gloves are less clumsy than hot pads or oven mitts—in fact, you’ll likely find yourself using these gloves all the time in the kitchen!
Stackable insert pans
If you’re working double time in your Instant Pot, you’ll love these stackable pans. Cook fish in one and veggies in the other (or whatever combos you create!). This is a great way to multitask.
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