Pressure Cooker • 2qt

Oatmeal with Berries & Almonds

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Yields 2-3 servings 

Prep Time: 1 minute

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • A pinch salt
  • Light brown sugar, for topping
  • Fresh raspberries, for topping
  • Fresh blueberries, for topping
  • Toasted almonds, for topping

Directions

  1. ADD oats, milk, maple syrup, vanilla, and salt to the Cosori Pressure Cooker.
  2. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Porridge, set time for 2 minutes, and press the Start/Cancel.
  4. QUICK RELEASE when done cooking and carefully remove lid.
  5. STIR oatmeal, portion into bowls, and top with brown sugar.
  6. ALLOW the heat from the porridge to melt the brown sugar.
  7. TOP with fresh raspberries, blueberries, and toasted almonds. 

Pork & Ginger Congee

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Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 1 minute

Cook Time: 5 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces ground pork
  • 1½-inch piece ginger, peeled & grated 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Shaoxing wine
  • ½ teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ cup uncooked jasmine rice, washed & rinsed
  • 4 cups water
  • Salt & white pepper, to taste
  • Peanuts, chopped, for garnish
  • Scallions, for garnish

Directions

  1. ADD all the ingredients to the Cosori Pressure Cooker and mix well.
  2. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Porridge and press Start/Cancel.
  4. NATURAL RELEASE for 15 minutes when done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid.
  5. SELECT Sauté, press Start/Cancel, and cook until it reaches the desired thickness.
  6. SEASON to taste with salt and white pepper.
  7. SERVE the porridge in bowls and top with chopped peanuts, scallions, and soy sauce to taste.

White Chocolate Fudge

Yields 8 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 7 hours 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 9 ounces caramel condensed milk
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon butter 
  • 10 ounces white chocolate chips

Directions

  1. POUR condensed milk, vanilla, butter, and white chocolate chips into the pot.
  2. COVER the pot with the glass lid.
  3. SELECT Slow Cook, set the time for 1 hour, and press Start/Cancel.
  4. STIR every 15 minutes to ensure even cooking and prevent burning.  
  5. POUR fudge into a parchment lined tray when done cooking.
  6. COOL fudge in the fridge for 5 to 6 hours.
  7. REMOVE from the fridge and cut into desired pieces.

Rich & Decadent Hot Chocolate

Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 4 ounces premium quality dark chocolate bar (minimum 60% cocoa)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • A pinch salt
  • Marshmallows, for serving

Directions

  1. ADD all the ingredients to the Cosori Pressure Cooker.
  2. WHISK all ingredients until they are well combined.
  3. SELECT Sauté, set time to 10 minutes, and press Start/Cancel.
  4. BRING the hot chocolate to a boil, about 10 minutes.
  5. REMOVE the cinnamon stick.
  6. SERVE in cups and top with some marshmallows. 

Coconut Rice Pudding

Yields 6 servings 

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup sweet glutinous rice
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • 1 cup coconut flakes

Directions

  1. POUR your rice in the Cosori Pressure Cooker along with your coconut milk and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  2. SECURE THE LID to the pressure cooker, and make sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Rice, set time for 25 minutes, and press Start/Cancel.
  4. MIX the egg and sugar until well combined in a small bowl. Set aside.
  5. NATURAL RELEASE for 15 minutes when rice is done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid.
  6. TEMPER the egg mixture by ladling some coconut milk into your egg mixture and whisking it in. Repeat 3 times.
  7. WHISK your tempered egg mixture into the pot and stir for 5 minutes.
  8. ADD in the coconut flakes and mix well.
  9. SERVE chilled or rice out of the pot warm.

Crème Brûlée

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Yields 1 serving 

Prep Time: 2 hours 10 minutes 

Cook Time: 9 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 egg yolks, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons superfine sugar
  • ⅓ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ tablespoon granulated sugar, for brûlée

Directions

  1. WHISK together the eggs and sugar, until sugar is completely dissolved, in a large bowl.
  2. ADD in the heavy cream, milk, and vanilla, and whisk lightly until well combined. Whisking too vigorously may cause your mixture to bubble, which produces a less creamy crème brûlée.
  3. POUR the liquid mixture into a 3-inch ramekin and cover tightly with foil.
  4. ARRANGE the ramekin on the steamer tray.
  5. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  6. SELECT Steam on the Cosori Pressure Cooker, set the time for 9 minutes, and press Start/Cancel.
  7. NATURAL RELEASE for 6 minutes when done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid.
  8. REMOVE the crème brûlée from the pressure cooker and remove the foil.
  9. COOL the crème brûlée completely, about 1 hour. Then, place in the fridge for about 1 additional hour until chilled.
  10. ADD ½ tablespoon of granulated sugar on top of each crème brûlée and caramelize the tops using a kitchen torch.

Salted Caramel Dessert

Yields 1 cup 

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 25 soft caramels, unwrapped
  • ⅓ cup milk or heavy cream
  • ⅓ cup mini marshmallows
  • A pinch sea salt

Directions

  1. ADD caramels, milk, and marshmallows to the pot.
  2. SELECT Sauté and then Start/Cancel.
  3. COOK until the caramels and marshmallows have melted, about 3 to 5 minutes. Stirring frequently.
  4. SEASON to taste with sea salt.
  5. STORE in a heat-safe container.

Corn Sauté

Yields 2 servings 

Prep Time: 2 minutes 

Cook Time: 5 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • ½ tablespoon oil
  • 1 scallion, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 10-12 ounces frozen corn
  • 2 tablespoons butter, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder

Directions

  1. SELECT Sauté on the Cosori Pressure Cooker, add the oil, and press Start/Cancel. Allow the pressure cooker to heat up.
  2. ADD the scallions and garlic to the pressure cooker. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring continually.
  3. ADD frozen corn and slices of butter. Stir and cook for 5 to 8 minutes.
  4. ADD the chili powder and mix well.
  5. SEASON to taste with seasoning salt and pepper.

Sautéed Mushrooms

Yields 2-3 servings

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon tarragon, freshly chopped
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. SELECT Sauté on the Cosori Pressure Cooker, and press Start/Cancel. Allow the pressure cooker to heat up.
  2. ADD the oil and butter and allow it to heat up for 30 seconds. Add the mushrooms and sauté until brown, about 8 minutes.
  3. MIX in the sherry vinegar and tarragon. Cook for about 1 minute.
  4. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.

Creamy Polenta

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 1 minute

Cook Time: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup polenta
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. ADD the polenta and chicken stock to the Cosori Pressure Cooker.
  2. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Multigrain, set the time for 9 minutes, and then press Start/Cancel.
  4. QUICK RELEASE when done cooking, and carefully remove the lid.
  5. WHISK the polenta, until it looks homogenous and creamy.
  6. ADD in the butter, heavy cream, and Parmesan cheese, and whisk until creamy and cheese is melted.
  7. SEASON with salt and pepper and top with more Parmesan cheese.
  8. SERVE in bowls and top with sautéed mushrooms.

One Pot Mac & Cheese

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Yields 2 servings

Prep Time: 1 minute

Cook Time: 5 minutes
 

 

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni 
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • ¼ teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (6 ounces) evaporated milk
  • ¼ cup cream cheese
  • ½ cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup colby jack cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. ADD the macaroni, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, butter, hot sauce, salt, and water to the Cosori Pressure Cooker.
  2. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Rice, set the time for 2 minutes, and press Start/Cancel.
  4. QUICK RELEASE when done cooking and carefully remove the lid.
  5. MIX well, making sure most of the water has evaporated.
  6. ADD in the evaporated milk, cream cheese, and all cheeses, and mix well until all the cheese has melted, about 1 minute.  
  7. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.

Red Mashed Potatoes

Yields 2-3 servings 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1½ pounds red potatoes, quartered
  • ⅓ cup milk, room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, freshly chopped
  • Black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. ADD water, salt, and potato chunks to the Cosori Pressure Cooker.
  2. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Steam, Adjust to “More”, and press Start/Cancel.
  4. NATURAL RELEASE for 10 minutes when done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid. Drain the water from the pot.
  5. MASH the potatoes and add milk slowly, about 1 tablespoon at a time. Use the milk as desired, less milk for a chunkier mash, more milk and mashing for a smoother texture.
  6. MIX in remaining ingredients, and continue mashing until desired texture.
  7. SERVE immediately.

Potato Salad

Yields 2 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes


 

Ingredients

  • ½ pound new potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon dill, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. ADD potatoes and water to the Cosori Pressure Cooker.
  2. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Steam and press Start/Cancel.
  4. MIX the Greek yogurt, buttermilk, garlic, black pepper, lemon zest, and dill in a large bowl until well combined. Set aside.
  5. NATURAL RELEASE for 10 minutes when done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid.
  6. DRAIN the potatoes. Slice them in half and toss in yogurt dressing.
  7. SERVE the potato salad at room temperature.

Orange and Maple Glazed Carrots

Yields 2 servings

Prep Time: 1 minute

Cook Time: 7 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • ¾-1 pound of 5-inch-long young carrots, rinsed & scrubbed clean, patted dry, carrot greens cut to 1 inch above top of carrot
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • ¼ teaspoon orange zest, grated
  • A pinch cinnamon
  • Toasted walnuts, for garnish

Directions

  1. ADD 1 cup of water to the Cosori Pressure Cooker along with the steamer rack. Place the carrots atop the steamer rack.
  2. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Steam, set time for 2 minutes, and press Start/Cancel.
  4. QUICK RELEASE when done cooking and carefully remove the lid. Remove carrots and set aside. Clean the inner pot.
  5. SELECT Sauté and press Start/Cancel. Allow the pressure cooker to heat up.
  6. ADD the butter, salt, maple syrup, orange juice, orange zest, and cinnamon until it boils, about 5 minutes. Press Start/Cancel.
  7. ADD the carrots to the pot and coat with the glaze.
  8. SERVE glazed with toasted walnuts on top for garnish and crunch.

Garlic Broccoli

Yields 1-2 servings 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 2 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 bunch broccoli
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. ADD the water to the Cosori Pressure Cooker along with a steamer rack and place the broccoli on top.
  2. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Steam, set time to 1 minute, and press Start/Cancel.
  4. QUICK RELEASE when done cooking and carefully remove the lid and broccoli. Clean the inner pot.
  5. SELECT Sauté and press Start/Cancel. Allow the pressure cooker to heat up.
  6. PLACE remaining ingredients into the clean inner pot. Stir for 30 seconds.
  7. ADD the broccoli and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
  8. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.

Mushroom Brown Rice Pilaf

Yields 3 servings 

Prep Time: 10 minutes 

Cook Time: 20 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ⅓ cup onions, diced
  • 3 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup brown rice, washed and rinsed
  • 1¼ cups chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Directions

  1. SELECT Sauté on the Cosori Pressure Cooker, add in your oil, and press Start/Cancel. Allow the pressure cooker to heat up.
  2. ADD the onions and mushrooms, and sauté for 3 minutes.
  3. MIX in the brown rice and chicken stock. Press Start/Cancel.
  4. SECURE THE LID to the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  5. SELECT Rice, set time for 20 minutes, and press Start/Cancel.  
  6. NATURAL RELEASE for 10 minutes when done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid.
  7. TOSS in the butter and Parmesan cheese, mix thoroughly.

Healthy Fried Rice

Yields 3 servings 

Prep Time: 10 minutes 

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1¼ cups water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup frozen peas & carrots
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. ADD rice, water, and soy sauce to the Cosori Pressure Cooker.
  2. SECURE THE LID to the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Rice, set time for 20 minutes, and press Start/Cancel.
  4. HEAT a pan over medium heat while the rice is cooking.
  5. WHISK the eggs together with salt and pepper. Pour sesame oil into the pan, then add eggs. Stir until eggs scramble. Set aside.
  6. NATURAL RELEASE for 10 minutes when rice is done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid.
  7. MIX in the frozen veggies and add soy sauce to taste.
  8. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.

Mexican Cilantro Black Beans

Yields 4-6 servings 

Prep Time: 5 minutes 

Cook Time: 45 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dry black beans 
  • 1 onion, chopped 
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil 
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder 
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1 tablespoon salt 
  • 3½ cups water 
  • 1 lime, juiced

Directions

  1. ADD the beans, onion, olive oil, garlic, chili powder, smoked paprika, cumin, salt, and water to Cosori Pressure Cooker.
  2. SECURE THE LID on the cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Beans, Adjust to “More”, and press Start/Cancel.
  4. NATURAL RELEASE for 15 minutes when done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid. Add the juice of 1 lime and mix well.
  5. SELECT Sauté and press Start/Cancel. Cook to reduce the liquid as desired, stirring occasionally.
  6. TASTE and adjust seasonings if desired.

Cilantro Lime Rice

Yields 3 servings 

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time: 4 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup long grain white rice, washed & rinsed
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ½ lime, juiced

Directions

  1. ADD the rice, water, oil, garlic, and salt to the pressure cooker pot and mix well.
  2. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  3. SELECT Rice on the Cosori Pressure Cooker, set time for 3 minutes, press Start/Cancel.
  4. NATURAL RELEASE for 10 minutes when done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid.
  5. ADD the chopped cilantro and squeeze the ½ lime on top. Mix well.

Mexican Rice

Yields 2-3 servings

Prep Time: 4 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup tomato paste 
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

  1. SELECT Sauté on the Cosori Pressure Cooker and press Start/Cancel. Allow the pressure cooker to heat up.
  2. ADD the oil and the chopped onions in the pot and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. ADD the rest of the ingredients to the pot and mix well. Press Start/Cancel.
  4. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  5. SELECT Rice, set the time for 3 minutes, then press Start/Cancel.
  6. NATURAL RELEASE for 10 minutes when done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid.
  7. FLUFF the rice with a fork.