Who doesn’t like pasta? Who has not eaten at least once in a life a steaming plate of delicious pasta without being completely in loved with these wonderful Italian culinary inventions.
Pasta is a culinary phenomenon spread worldwide! They may vary from simple to complex, from popular to elegant and refined.
The secret of preparing delicious pasta has to do with the quality of ingredients, the pot you use and how you cook it.
To cook dried pasta properly you will need a large pot with a strainer, water, pasta, and salt. Put pasta into the pot only when the water boils and stir them immediately to separate each other.
Are you looking for jamie oliver induction pasta pot, larger pasta pots for induction hobs or compact-sized solutions for cooking spaghetti?
Next you will find a list of 7 best induction cookware pasta pots with strainer included.
1. Cuisinart 77-412 Chef’s Classic Stainless 4-Piece 12-Quart Pasta/Steamer Set
This set that includes 12-quart stockpot, pasta insert, a steamer and a lid. All of them are made from stainless steel (18/10).
To be more precise the pot is actually 9 inches deep and its diameter is 10 inches.
In the strainer basket, you can cook more than a pound of spaghetti as it is large enough. The lid fits tight and preserves moisture and nutrients.
All the items included are rived, light and easy to clean (in the sink or in the dishwasher). The induction pasta pot is equipped with ergonomic handles and its bottom is perfectly designed to ensure even heating.
2. Cook N Home 02401 Stainless Steel 4-Piece Pasta Cooker Steamer Multipots with Encapsulated Bottom, 8-Quart
This 4-piece set is less expensive in comparison to Cuisinart 77-412 and here we find an 8-qt stock pot with tempered glass lid, that allows you to see through it and see if the pasta is well done. There is no need to remove the lid.
Besides from the pasta pot for induction cooktop, there is a steamer insert and pasta insert. All pieces are manufactured from stainless steel with a very beautiful clear finish.
The bottom of the pot is made from aluminum, a well-known material for great conductivity of heat. So the bottom ensures great distribution of temperature and all pasta will get boiled at the same time.
The handles are riveted and solid. Generally speaking, customers who already bought this set declared themselves happy with their acquisition. If you are looking for both good and inexpensive solution for induction pasta pot, this may be what you really need.
3. Calphalon Classic Stainless Steel 8 quart Stock Pot with Steamer and Pasta Insert
Next we have an 8-quart stock pot with steamer included and pasta insert. The pasta pot for induction hob is large enough to prepare pasta for a whole family at once, it has nice ergonomic handles and a transparent lid, also with a practical handle.
All of these are constructed from stainless steel and look very beautiful mainly because of their mirror finish. The manufacturer ensures full lifetime warranty for this set so this a one more proof that stands for its reliability.
Although the price is higher in comparison to Cook N Home 02401, almost all the customers appreciate its quality and highly recommend it.
4.All-Clad E796S364 Pasta Pot Stainless Steel
All-Clad is a well-known producer of quality cookware and this set also stands for this argument. The pot included has large, thin and elegant handles, but also a lid that is not transparent.
This may be a disadvantage if you usually check your food repeatedly to be sure it is well done. The interior is constructed from 18/10 stainless-steel and the exterior looks quite shiny.
In the box, you will find this 12-quart pot (multicooker as the producer describes it), a colander insert and a steamer basket, all made from silver stainless steel.
You can simultaneously cook vegetables and large pasta in the stock pot that is 10 inches tall without the inserts.
5. Update International (SPSA-20) 20 Qt Induction Ready Stainless Steel Pasta Cooker w/Cover, Strainer
This is a less popular pasta pot for induction among customers but not because it is less qualitative. In fact it gained the maximum mark from the customers reviews.
The pot is among the largest we have seen so far. Apart from the 20 qt pasta cooker, there is a lid for it and a strainer, all made from stainless steel with natural finish at the exterior.
The core bottom is made from aluminum put between two layers of 18/8 stainless steel material.
It is indeed a very solid and reliable pot, ideal for big families. If you usually cook large quantities of food, this induction pasta set is for you.
6. Tramontina 80120/200DS 3-Piece Tramontina Gourmet Stainless Steel Pasta Cooker, 6-Quart
This one is a more compact pasta pot with a basic strainer. The 6 Qtr pot, the transparent cover with handles and the built-in (yet removable) strainer are all made from quality materials, premium 18/10 stainless steel.
The advantage of this set is that it is compact, is helps you save space in your kitchen. Also, you can use it for little quantities of pasta (for 1 or 2 persons).
You can put the strainer on the pot from the beginning and after the pasta is well done, all you have to do is to easily remove the water.
To take the strainer off the pot you should twist it to the grooves. The disadvantage may be that it will be more difficult to cook long spaghetti. So you may break them or put them in one direction and push them inside little by little as they get boiled.
7. Demeyere Resto 4.7-Quart Asparagus/Pasta Cooker, Silver
If you like cooking long pasta without breaking them, this is a proper induction ready pasta pot. It is 4.7 Quart (measures 6 8/16′” in diameter and 8 12/16″ deep inside) and it is taller in comparison to other models we have discussed by now.
The pasta pot with strainer induction includes a fit-tight lid with a practical long handle. The pot also has long handles so you can easily grab it and move it from the stove.
The strainer ( 5 3/4″ in diameter and 7 10/16″ deep inside) fits perfectly into the pot and it also has a thin handle that helps you pull out the pasta after they are boiled. And it is not as expensive as I would have thought. Use it to cook pasta, vegetables and rice.
8. Bialetti 7265 Trends Collection 5 Quart Pasta Pot (Non Induction)
Finally, this is a different non induction pasta pot from what we have seen by now. It is smaller (5 quarts), made from charcoal.
It comes with a special black lid (you cannot see through it) and a stay-cool handle. On the one side it has several holes so you can use it as a strainer.
The lid can be locked while you pour out the water. The interior is a non-stick coating, easy to clean. This is a good choice if you are looking for a low-budget solution for cooking pasta.
As for design, the Bialetti pasta pot non induction looks very nice and you can choose the color you want it: black, red, orange or purple.