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Before pressure cooking fresh vegetables, add 1 cup water and place a steam basket in cooking pot. Place a layer of vegetables in basket. Cover and lock lid in place. Turn regulator knob to ‘Pressure’. Select ‘HIGH’ cooking mode and cook for time indicated below. Turn unit off and use “natural method” for pressure release. Remove vegetables, add desired seasonings and serve. NOTE: For cooking times exceeding 7 minutes, add an extra 1/2 cup water for each additional 5 minutes cooking time so appliance does not boil dry.

Natural Method:
After cooking cycle completes, press ‘START/STOP’ button to make sure unit is completely off. Let appliance stand and allow pressure to drop down naturally which takes 10 to 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, turn Pressure Regulator Knob towards ‘Steam’ in short bursts to make sure all pressure has been released.


Guideline Timetable
Vegetables
Cooking Time

Pressure Setting
Artichoke 9 to 11 minutes High
Asparagus 1½ to 2 minutes High
Beans, green 2 to 3 minutes High
Beets, small 11 to 13 minutes High
Broccoli, flowerets 2 to 3 minutes High
Broccoli, stalks 3 to 4 minutes High
Brussels Sprouts 3 to 5 minutes High
Cabbage, shredded 90 seconds High
Cabbage, quartered 3 to 4 minutes High
Carrots, 2” 4 to 5 minutes High
Cauliflower, flowerets 2 to 3 minutes High
Celery (1” slices) 3 to 4 minutes High
Corn on the Cob 3 to 5 minutes High
Egg plant (1/2” chunks) 2 to 3 minutes High
Okra 2 to 3 minutes High
Onions 4 to 5 minutes High
Parsnips 2 to 4 minutes High
Pea Pods 2 to 3 minutes High
Potato (slices) 5 to 7 minutes High
Potato (whole, small) 5 to 8 minutes High
Potato (whole, medium) 11 to 15 minutes High
Rutabagas (1/2” thick) 5 to 6 minutes High
Spinach 2 to 3 minutes High
Squash, Fall (1” chunks) 4 to 6 minutes High
Squash, Summer (sliced) 1 to 2 minutes High
Sweet Potato (large) 5 to 7 minutes High
Sweet Potato (2” cubes) 2 to 3 minutes High
Tomatoes (quartered) 2 to 3 minutes High
Tomatoes (whole) 5 to 6 minutes High
Turnips (sliced) 1 to 2 minutes High
Zucchini (1/2” slices) 2 to 3 minutes High


 
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