Using a Trivet in Your Instant Pot
Using a trivet in your Instant Pot can add a lot of versatility to your meals. But it can also be confusing to figure out how to place it properly. Here are some tips to help you do it correctly.
Choose the Correct Trivet
Before you can place a trivet in your Instant Pot correctly, you need to make sure you’ve chosen the right one for your needs.
- Look for a trivet that is the right size to fit inside your pot.
- Choose one that is made of heat-safe materials, such as stainless steel.
- Choose a trivet with legs that are long enough to keep items elevated above the bottom of the pot, and away from the direct heat.
Place the Trivet in the Pot:
Once you have the correct trivet, follow these steps to place it in the pot:
- Remove the inner pot from the Instant Pot.
- Unlock and lift the lid or cover.
- Place the trivet in the pot, making sure the legs are pointed upwards.
- Add enough water, broth, or other liquid to cover the bottom of the pot.
- Place your food on top of the trivet.
Turn on the Instant Pot
Once the trivet is placed correctly, you can lock the lid and turn on the Instant Pot. Cook your food according to your recipe instructions.
Using a trivet in your Instant Pot is a great way to add versatility to your meals. By following these simple steps, you can be sure to place the trivet correctly and get the most out of your Instant Pot.