Pressure Cookers: Tutorials, Guides & Recipes

Curious about pressure-cooking? You’re in the right place. We’ll show you how to use a pressure cooker pot, plus offer tips, recipes and techniques.

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Pressure-Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta

1 review

If you're looking for a quick and easy dinner, this Tuscan chicken pasta is just the ticket. After the milk and cream cheese are added, the mixture will look liquidy. Just continue to cook and stir and the dish will come together. —Amber Gaines, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Pressure-Cooker Beef Osso Bucco

Our beef osso bucco boasts a thick, savory sauce complemented by the addition of gremolata, a chopped herb condiment made...


Pressure Cooker Curried Pumpkin Risotto

2 reviews

This easy pumpkin risotto tastes like fall and gets a flavor boost from the curry. —Andrea Reaves, Stephens City, Virginia


Pressure-Cooker Italian Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Enjoy all the flavors of Italian sausage sandwiches with this healthier alternative. —Lia Dellario, Middleport, New York


Pressure-Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

With only a few ingredients, this roast beef is a snap to throw together. The meat turns out wonderfully tender....

Pressure-Cooker Caponata

This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....


Pressure-Cooker Sicilian Steamed Leeks

I love the challenge of developing recipes for my garden leeks, a delicious but underused vegetable. This Italian-flavored dish...

Pressure-Cooker Clam Sauce

I serve this bright and fresh clam sauce often, usually with pasta. But it's also delectable as a hot dip...


Pressure-Cooker Round Steak Italiano

2 reviews

My mom used to make a similar version of this wonderful dish, and I’ve always enjoyed it. The gravy is...


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Pressure-Cooker Saucy Italian Chicken

5 reviews

To make this in the slow cooker, cook on low for 4-6 hours or high for 3-4 hours. Plate and...


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Pressure-Cooker Risotto with Chicken and Mushrooms

5 reviews

Portobello mushrooms add an earthy flavor to this creamy classic, while shredded rotisserie chicken makes it a snap to prepare....

Pressure Cooker Rigatoni with Sausage & Peas

4 reviews

With a tomato-y meat sauce and tangy goat cheese, this weeknight wonder is my version of comfort food. You want...


Pressure-Cooker Sicilian Meat Sauce

4 reviews

People have told me this is better than the gravy their Sicilian grandmothers used to make. But don't tell the...


Parmesan Red Potatoes

"Ever since I bought a pressure cooker, my busy family hasn't had to miss out on otherwise time-consuming suppers," relates...


Pressure-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

6 reviews

My husband and I own and operate a busy farm. There are days when there's just no time left for...


Hearty Chicken Cacciatore

5 reviews

This hearty poultry dish is loaded with flavor and color. The chicken is fall-off-the-bones tender in just 8 minutes, which...

Giardiniera

2 reviews

Sweet and tangy, this Italian condiment is packed with peppers, cauliflower, carrots and other crisp-tender veggies. It’s perfect to offer...


Pressure-Cooker Risotto with Shrimp and Asparagus

7 reviews

This speedy method of making risotto works every time! —Kim Gray, Davie, Florida


Pressure-Cooker Italian Shrimp ‘n’ Pasta

This dish will remind you a bit of classic shrimp Creole, but it has a surprise Italian twist. Pressure cooking...