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Pressure Cooking Idaho® Potatoes

Q:

Can a pressure cooker be used to cook Idaho® potatoes?

A:

What happens when you add an Idaho® potato to a pressure cooker? You get the fastest, easiest, healthiest potato dishes in no time. Imagine mashed potatoes in seven minutes or crunchy topped potatoes in four minutes.

A pressure cooker is the ideal cookware for preparing flavorful and healthful foods in record time with little or no fat. By sealing in foods inside the pressure cooker, steam pressure builds inside the pot and the temperature rises. The high cooking level cooks foods in a short period of time, often cooking meals in less than 15 minutes.

Because foods are cooked under pressure, up to 50% more vitamins and minerals are retained. Because steam pressure breaks down the fibers in food in a very short time, foods are succulent, with an intense mingling of flavors.

Check out our Recipes section for pressure cooking recipes or follow this link to find out more about Fagor pressure cookers.