How do I use the trivet in my Instant Pot?


  1. Place trivet and 1 cup of water in the Instant Pot’s inner pot.
  2. Put food on top of the trivet in Instant Pot, then close the lid.
  3. Turn the Venting Knob from Venting Position to Sealing Position.
  4. Press the “Manual” or “Pressure Cook” button, then set the pressure cooking time.

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Also question is, do you have to use the trivet in the Instant Pot?

Trivets are not always necessary though, some racks and baskets can pick your food up all by themselves. Some trivets however act as your food rack also. This is commonly found with egg accessories. The Instant Pot trivet slightly raises the eggs off the bottom and lets them steam or boil without creating a hot spot.

Herein, what is a silicone trivet used for? A flexible silicone trivet can be used as a pot holder, just like a cloth pot holder would be. Hold it like a taco (mmmm, tacos), with the hot pot handle in the crook of the folded trivet. Be careful still, just as you would when using any pot holder, to make sure you have a good grip before you lift the pot.

Thereof, what’s a trivet used for?

A trivet /ˈtrɪvɪt/ is an object placed between a serving dish or bowl, and a dining table, usually to protect the table from heat damage.

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