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Fagor HELIX 6 Qt. Pressure Cooker

Last updated: December 21, 2018


We looked at the top Pressure Cookers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Pressure Cooker you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 65 expert reviews, the Fagor HELIX 6 Qt. Pressure Cooker placed 21st when we looked at the top 21 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Fagor helix pressure cooker line is designed with the latest innovation – a universal-locking mechanism that ensures the utmost ease of use. The lid needs no alignments as it can be placed at any position on the pressure cooker pot. The ergonomically designed handle allows easy and secure one-hand opening and closing. Features: crafted of durable stainless steel. Automatic locking lid. Spring-type pressure valve 2 pressure settings: 15 psi (high) and 8 psi (low). wide diameter base for better browning and searing. Max line inside pot that indicates how much you can fill the pressure cooker without going over the two-thirds Capacity limit. Pressure indicator shows when pressure is present inside the pot. Automatic pressure release setting. Easy valve removal with clean position indicator. Short side handles for better handling and easy storage. Includes steamer basket & support trivet. Works on all stovetops including induction. User’s manual and full Color recipe book with over 50 pressure cooking recipes. 10- year warranty. Benefits: fast: reduces cooking time up to 70%. cooks risotto in 7 minutes, meatballs in 4 minutes, chicken soup in 15 minutes and even cheesecake in 30 minutes. Favorite recipes easily adapt and cook in one third of the time. Easy to use: load ingredients, lock lid in place, select pressure and begin cooking. Release pressure when the cooking time is up and enjoy healthy and flavorful meals! healthy: create delicious meals while retaining important water-soluble vitamins and minerals. Cooks without oil. Maintain the natural Color and flavor of foods.

Our Expert Consultant

Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The Fagor Duo is a good-performing pressure cooker for the price.
The pressure cooker features a unique universal locking system that will seal the lid on the top handle. It is made of high-quality stainless steel that can work with all cooking surfaces, even the induction.

What reviewers didn't like

The company is going out of business so all models are discontinued.
The product wears out easily
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