27 Mar 2017
How would you like to spend less time getting your meal on the table? Not only do pressure cookers reduce the time it takes to cook your meal – they also help foods retain their nutrients and taste better. This is because pressure cookers require less time and just a little bit of water to cook the ingredients.
Many studies have proven that the longer food is cooked for, and the more water is added, the more nutrients are lost. This is why pressure cooking is a great solution for getting your meals ready in less time while maintaining your food’s nutritional value as much as possible.
If you’re craving a home-cooked meal that’s full of flavour without the fuss, try our 5 favourite pressure cooker recipes.
1. Pot Roast
With the weather starting to cool down, Sunday nights are just begging for a juicy pot roast. Thanks to your pressure cooker, you’ll have your meal ready in half the time, leaving you with more time to spend with the family. This mouth-watering pot roast recipe calls for all your classic ingredients: beef, onion, beef broth and bay leaves. The whole family will be more than satisfied with this hearty dish.
2. Teriyaki Chicken Wings
Got a spare 7 minutes? Take your weekend snack from average to awesome with this finger-licking recipe for teriyaki chicken wings. Make sure you’re prepared with chicken wings and legs, sesame oil, teriyaki sauce, lemon juice and sugar for this moreish finger-food.
3. Mushroom Risotto
A tasty, filling lunch has never been so easy! Get yourself some olive oil, butter, onion, garlic, portabella mushrooms, risotto rice, chicken broth and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and you’ve got everything you need to whip up this fast and simple mushroom risotto dish. Don’t forget to make extra to take for work lunches!
4. Tomato and Chicken Korma Curry
Feeling adventurous? Take your tastebuds on a journey with this delicious tomato and chicken korma curry recipe. All you need is Greek-style natural yoghurt, korma curry paste, chicken thigh cutlets, onions, tomatoes, spinach and white rice, and you’ve got yourself a five-star dinner for the whole family.
5. Stracci with Braised Lamb Ragu
We’ve saved the best until last with this drool-worthy recipe for stracci with braised lamb ragu. Key ingredients include lamb shanks, onion, garlic, tomatoes and olives. You’ll want to make enough for seconds with this one – the whole family will want to pile more of this restaurant-quality dish on their plate!
Nothing beats a hearty meal made with love in a pressure cooker. Become a pro at your favourite meat and poultry pressure cooker recipes by knowing your meat cuts with our handy guide.