Tender meat such as, for example, turkey, also turns out well in a steamer insert. You can also sauté the meat for a short time before steaming, so that the flavors develop better. For even cooking the pieces should be the same size.
How do I use a steamer insert for a pan?
Visually speaking, a steamer insert for a pot looks like a sieve. It is placed in the cookware in such a way that the cooking liquid does not come into contact with the food and the water cannot wash out the nutrients.
With this steamer insert you can combine cooking and frying and save energy at the same time.
Top tip: Choose the right steamer insert
Steamer inserts come in different sizes. Check when choosing that the steamer insert fits the diameter of your pot.
Pasta inserts for pots
This steamer insert is an ideal addition to your cooking pot. The peculiarity of this insert is the integrated sieve, through which you can directly drain off your pasta. Going forward you no longer need to tip spaghetti and pasta out of the pot into the sieve, which saves cookware and work.
How do I use a pasta insert?
The pasta insert is easily set into a high or wide pot. There must be enough water in the pan so that the pasta comes into contact with the boiling water. Once the pasta has cooked, take the insert out and the pasta is automatically drained.
Steamer inserts make cooking easier and ensure that fish, meat and vegetables retain their natural flavors. We hope you enjoy browsing our ZWILLING range of steamer and pasta inserts.