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



  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


  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)


  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



  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



  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.

How to Can Green Beans with a Pressure Cooker Easily

How to Can Green Beans with a Pressure Cooker Easily

If you have an abundance of green beans from your garden or find fresh green beans cheap at the grocery store, it is incredibly easy to can them with a pressure cooker.

Choose Your Beans

Wash and sort your beans as you want to can only those that are fresh, plump and filled out. You need about a pound for each pint or two pounds for each quart.

it is incredibly easy to can them

Wash the Beans

Turn on the cold water in the kitchen sink and wash the beans. Cut off the ends of the beans.

Bring Water to a Boil

Place three quarts of water into a large stock pan. Bring the water to a boil.

How to Can Green Beans with a Pressure Cooker Easily

Prepare Your Jars

Place your canning jars in a large pot of water, and bring it to a boil. After the water boils, continue boiling the jars for 10 minutes.

Prepare the Lids

Place the lids in a pan of water. Boil them for 10 minutes.

Place Water in Pressure Canner

Make sure to follow your manufacturer’s directions. Generally, you will want to fill the pressure cooker with three quarts of warm water.

Add Vinegar

Add two tablespoons of vinegar to the water. This stops water stains on the jars.

Maintain Water Temperature

Set the pressure cooker on the stove. Turn the heat on to medium so that the water stays warm.

Pack the Green Beans

Remove one jar from the hot water using tongs. Pack in the green beans until only one inch remains at the top of the jar.

How to Can Green Beans with a Pressure Cooker Easily

Cover with Water

Pour boiling water from the large stock pan over the green beans. Make sure all beans are covered, and there is one inch of space at the top of the jar.

Remove Air Bubbles

Slide a plastic knife down the inside of the jar to remove any air bubbles. Ensure you have one inch at the top and all beans are covered with water.

Wipe Jar Top

Use a clean cloth to wipe the top of the jar. Place on a lid only tightening with your fingers.Place in Pressure CookerUse a jar lifter to place the jars in the hot water in the pressure cooker.

Pressure Cook Beans

Place the lid on the pressure cooker. Turn up the heat until a steady flow of steam is coming through the vent.

Set the Pressure

Set the pressure gauge to 10 pounds and attach to the pressure cooker. Once the gauge begins to rock, cook the beans for 20 minutes for pints and 25 minutes for quarts.


Stop and wait until the pressure returns to zero. Remove the jars to a clean towel and wait until you hear the jars pop.