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 Chocolate-Apricot Dump Cake

Years ago, I used to prepare a version of this dessert in the oven. Oh, it was so good! I converted the recipe to my pressure cooker and now we can enjoy it quickly. Try it also with white cake mix and blueberry pie filling. It's best served warm with ice cream or whipped cream. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

Pressure-Cooker Southwestern Breakfast Casserole

1 review

I created this recipe for a breakfast-for-dinner meal one day, and it’s also become a favorite on chilly mornings. Such...


Pressure-Cooker Rhubarb Compote with Yogurt

My Grandma Dot made rhubarb compote and always had some in the freezer when I came to visit. This breakfast...


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 Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal

1 review

I absolutely love this one-dish oatmeal. The steel-cut oats have so much flavor and texture. My family loves to sprinkle...

Pressure-Cooker Pork and Apple Curry

1 review

Here's a gentle curry dish that's won't overwhelm more delicate palates. For fun, try varying the garnish—add a few chopped...


Pressure-Cooker General Tso’s Stew

2 reviews

I love Asian food and wanted a chili-style soup with flavors of General Tso. You can use any meat you...

Pressure Cooker Apple-Pear Compote

Apples and pears are almost always popular, so this warm, comforting dessert recipe is great for potlucks or other get-togethers....


Pressure-Cooker Chicken Mole

Chocolate with chicken? If you’re not familiar with mole, don’t be afraid of this versatile Mexican sauce. I love sharing...


Pressure-Cooker Caribbean Chipotle Pork Sliders

One of our favorite pulled pork recipes combines the heat of chipotle peppers with cool tropical coleslaw. The robust flavors...


Chicken With Orange Sauce

Our Test Kitchen used sliced peppers and onion to give this tender chicken dinner its attractive look. A homemade sweet-and-sour...

Pressure-Cooker Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

1 review

There's nothing like a bowl of warm oatmeal in the morning, and my spiced version works in a pressure cooker....


Pressure Cooker Winter Fruit Compote

3 reviews

You can make this colorful and easy fruit relish up to a week in advance. It's an outstanding accompaniment to...


Pressure-Cooker Celebration Brussels Sprouts

This recipe hits all the flavor points and makes a fantastic side throughout the year. Plus, you've got to love...