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10 Must-Have Instant Pot Accessories

The Instant Pot is the ultimate kitchen multitasker, but did you know that your pressure cooker can do even more? With these Instant Pot accessories on Amazon you can make practically anything.

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Stainless Steel StrainerAmazon / Salbree

Multitasking steamer basket and strainer

If you’re looking to steam veggies, make hard-boiled eggs or even stock in your Instant Pot, you’ll get a lot of use out of a wire steamer basket ($15). This option has a food-safe silicone handle that folds down so you can seal your pot. Can’t decide between an Instant Pot, slow cooker, pressure cooker or Dutch oven? Find out which one is best for you.

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3 Pack Silicone Sealing RingAmazon / VNRAY

Extra sealing rings

Even if you clean your Instant Pot’s sealing ring regularly, the silicone can take on stronger flavors—meaning no matter how much you wash yours after making this amazing balsamic chicken, you might not be able to get that balsamic flavor out.

Play it safe and buy a few spare silicone rings ($12). You don’t need too many extras, but one for savory, one for sweet (plus a bonus one) is a great place to start!

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A reusable cover

If you find yourself with leftovers from your favorite Instant Pot dinner, you can stash them easily in the fridge with a reusable silicone cover ($10). This will keep your leftovers fresh (plus, you don’t have to worry about any unexpected spills, like the ones that can come from loosely wrapped plastic wrap). Check out this hack to keep your food containers in order.

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Genuine Instant Pot Stainless Steel Inner Cooking PotAmazon / Instant Pot

A spare pot

If you use your Instant Pot regularly, you may want to grab yourself an extra insert ($30) to use while your other is in the dishwasher. Just be sure to grab the correct size for your Instant Pot model! And never put these 10 things in the dishwasher.

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LUTER Silicone Egg Bites Molds for Instant Pot Accessoriesvia

Silicone mold

Poach perfect eggs, bake muffins, portion baby food and much much more in an Instant Pot-ready silicone mold ($9). This multitasking tool is the perfect accessory for Instant Pot super users.

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KitchenAid Silicone Tipped Stainless Steel Tongs, RedAmazon / KitchenAid


Since the Instant Pot is so deep, be sure to invest in a nice, long pair of tongs ($15). This will help you remove your meals safely.

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Springform Pan, MCIRCO 7" Non-stick Cake PanAmazon / Mcirco

Leak-proof springform pan

Did you know that you can make desserts in your Instant Pot? Invest in a leakproof pan like this one ($10) to start making desserts the easy way! Why not start with this tasty vanilla cheesecake recipe?

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Genuine Instant Pot Tempered Glass Lid, 9 in. (23 cm), 6 Quart, ClearAmazon / Instant Pot

Glass lid

If you plan on using your Instant Pot as a slow cooker, you may want to consider purchasing a glass lid ($15) for your new appliance. This allows you to see into your Instant Pot while your favorite slow cooker dinners bubble away.

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AYL Silicone Cooking GlovesAmazon / AYL

Heatproof gloves

After cooking, the liner of your Instant Pot can be pretty hot! One of our top safety tips is to handle the pot with care. These heatproof silicone gloves ($16) are less clumsy than hot pads or oven mitts—in fact, you’ll likely find yourself using these gloves all the time in the kitchen!

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ekovana Stackable Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker Steamer Insert PansAmazon / ekovana

Stackable insert pans

If you’re working double time in your Instant Pot, you’ll love these stackable pans ($35). Cook fish in one and veggies in the other (or whatever combos you create!). This is a great way to multitask.

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Originally Published on Taste of Home

Lisa Kaminski
Lisa is a writer with a knack for baking and crafting. A lover of Midwestern cuisine, she embraces all things cheesy, beer-battered and made with heart.