Delicious Fagor Pressure Cooker Recipes

Delicious Fagor Pressure Cooker Recipes

fagor pressure cooker recipes

Pressure cookers are excellent when it comes to whipping up a delicious meal in no time at all. In this article, we will share some delicious Fagor pressure cooker recipes for you and your family to enjoy.

1. Tortilla Soup (Serves 8 – 10)

Ingredients:Tortilla Soup

  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 diced onions
  • 4 peeled garlic cloves
  • 1 can tomatoes, drained (15 ounces)
  • 3 quarts chicken broth
  • 1 pound of grated cheese
  • chopped cilantro
  •  tortilla chips
  • lime wedges

 

Directions:

  1. In oil, sauté your onions and garlic cloves in your pressure cooker until golden brown. Remove and place in a blender with your tomatoes. When smooth, return to the pressure cooker and add broth.
  2. Heat this to boiling. Lock your lid in place and then bring to pressure. Lower the heat and allow to sit for about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and then allow pressure to drop using either the automatic release method or fast release method.
  3. Add cilantro and salt to taste. In separate bowls, place tortillas and cheese. Pour hot soup on top and enjoy. Serve with lime wedges.

 

2. Simple Beef Pot Roast (Serves 2 – 3)

Ingredients:Beef Pot Roast

  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1.5 lb pot roast
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1.5 cups beef stock or water

Directions:

  1. Add canola oil to your pressure cooker and slip in the pot roast. Brown each side. Move the roast to the trivet, and season with salt and pepper. Add water/stock, your bay leaf, and your chopped onion.
  2.  Lock lid into place and then bring to pressure. Lower the heat and cook for 35 minutes. Once the time is up, release pressure using natural release. Remove the lid.
  3. If the meat is not tender, lock the lid in place and bring to pressure, cooking for an additional 5 minutes.

 

3. Lemon and Garlic Lamb Stew (Serves 4)

Ingredients:Garlic Lamb Stew

  •  2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 lb lamb meat in 2-inch slices. Include some bone
  •  salt
  •  freshly ground pepper
  •  3 cloves of garlic
  •  6 tablespoons chicken stock
  •  6 tablespoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed)

Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil in the pressure cooker. Add lamb meat and brown this well. Season with salt and pepper, and then stir in your garlic. Add stock and lemon juice.
  2. Lock the lid into place and, over medium heat, bring to pressure. Lower heat and cook for 20 minutes.
  3. Allow pressure to drop using either the automatic release method or fast release method. Remove lid. Enjoy!

4. Herb “Roasted” Chicken (Serves 4)

Ingredients:Roasted Chicken

  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 lbs chicken meat in pieces
  • 3 sliced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1.25 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary (fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped sage (fresh)
  • hot and cooked brown or white rice
  • salt
  • pepper

 

Directions:

  1. In a pressure cooker, add oil and brown your chicken on all sides.
  2. Take out chicken and saute onions until they are golden brown. Add in your chicken, chicken stock, herbs, salt, pepper, and parsley.
  3. Lock lid in place. Bring to pressure, and then lower the heat. Cook for 15 minutes. Release pressure using the automatic release method or the fast release method.
  4. Remove lid and serve with white or brown rice.

 

5. Fast-Cooking Custard (Serves 4)

Ingredients:Cooking Custard

  • 2 cups of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

 

Directions:

  1. Scald milk then allow to cool slightly. Add sugar and eggs. Add milk slowly while constantly stirring. Add vanilla.
  2. Pour this into individual custard cups. Cover using aluminum foil.
  3. Add water to your pressure cooker. Add trivet and steamer basket. Place cups into the steamer basket.
  4.  Lock lid in place and add pressure. Lower heat and cook for 3 minutes using high pressure. Drop pressure using the fast release or automatic release method and chill before enjoying.

Do Not Miss The Wolfgang Puck Pressure Cookers Reviews

Do Not Miss The Wolfgang Puck Pressure Cookers Reviews

After years of working at Spago Restaurant in Beverly Hills, Wolfgang Puck decided to bring his great cooking techniques right into your kitchen. To this effect, he has manufactured a variety of cookware including pressure cookers. Pressure cookers are used to cook food faster than traditional methods by capturing steam in a sealed container. These are often used to cook rice or steam vegetables as well as to cook meat.

Wolfgang Puck pressure cookers have a touch of tech-functionality and modernity. They feature digital controls to allow you more control over your food. You can make chef-like meals within the confines of your kitchen.

The pressure cookers are also available in different sizes, ensuring that you find one that’s the perfect size for your family. They come in 5-qt, 7-qt or 8-qt sizes for big families. To help you make an educated decision, read the following reviews for more information.

Wolfgang Puck 5-Qt. Electronic Pressure Cooker

The Wolfgang Puck 5-Qt Electronic Pressure Cooker is designed for the contemporary kitchen. However, that does not mean you cannot make it a part of your Victorian-style kitchen. As long as there is a power source, the electric pressure cooker will work well in any setting.

This pressure cooker has presets for different menus and a microprocessor control panel with an output screen. These two enable you to control your cooking based on the meal you are preparing. The most striking feature of this pressure cooker is the removable inner pot, which bears a nonstick surface. It is available for about $100.

Pros:

  • Compact design enables you to place anywhere on countertop
  • Digital controls are a bonus especially pre-programmable settings
  • Cooks variety of meals
  • Removable inner pot makes cleaning much easier
  • Nonstick surface
  • Exterior of pressure cooker remains cool and safe to touch

Cons:

  • Digital menu settings limits you from cooking other recipes
  • Preset function does not take into consideration variations such as different geographical locations
  • Not very large

The Wolfgang Puck 5-Qt Electronic Pressure Cooker is a perfect solution for small families or individuals looking for a fast and efficient cooking appliance. From its digital controls to the removable pressure cooker pot, they all increase its performance in the kitchen. However, the same controls and settings can limit your experience.

Wolfgang Puck Automatic Pressure Cooker-8-Qt

For those looking for a better and faster way of cooking soft rice, tender meats and crispy veggies, why not try the Wolfgang Puck Automatic Pressure Cooker-8-Qt? It is large enough to cook meals for your family and a few guests.

Some of its features include a dial timer, which replaces the digital control, which is common in most electric pressure cookers. It also has a precise thermostat, which controls the temperature and the pressure once cooking is complete. This is an important feature, especially when you are not in close proximity with the cooker.

The pressure cooker comes in different colors including black, orange, blue and red. It also has a removable inner pot, which can be used to store leftovers and makes it easy to clean. This Wolfgang Puck pressure cooker costs about $250.

Pros:

  • Dial timer is a plus for people not familiar with digital controls
  • Sleek and colorful design adds character to your kitchen
  • Has a removable pot, which makes cleaning easier
  • Nonstick inner surface
  • 8-qt size perfect for large families
  • Comes with recipe book
  • Safe to use with pressure release valve and open/close lock function

Cons:

  • Dial timer may pose challenges to those who are used to digital controls
  • Exterior plastic trim limits durability

The Wolfgang Puck Automatic Pressure Cooker-8-Qt is a great buy. With a capacity of 8-qts, it provides meals for large families. In addition, its removable pot is another attractive feature. The dial timer is beneficial to users who do not like the complexity of the digital controls; on the hand, those used to electronic controls are disadvantaged.

Conclusion

Of all the pressure cookers above, the Wolfgang Puck Automatic Pressure Cooker-8-Qt takes the lead. Its large capacity and dial timer, which is specific to this model, are its selling points.

Last on this review is the Wolfgang Puck 5-Qt Electronic Pressure Cooker. While it is small, it features a digital control as any other modern pressure cooker. This 5-Qt would be a good purchase for an individual or couple.