Lekue Microwave Pasta Cooker

Count on this ingenious tool to help you serve up perfect pasta, pronto. With Lekue's ingenious microwave cooker, there's no need to boil water. Just add pasta and water to the cooker, pop it in the microwave and let the pasta cook to al dente perfection. When cooking is complete, just invert the pasta maker over the sink for draining-the lid becomes the colander. Innovative cooker is a super-simple, convenient way to cook pasta in the microwave. Cook and drain pasta in the same vessel-the lid turns into a colander. Great for cooking fresh or dried pastas in your choice of shapes-from extra-long spaghetti to petite orchiette. Perfectly sized for all pastas, so there's no need to break long noodles in half before cooking. Quick and easy to use, then cleans up effortlessly in the dishwasher. Durable, BPA-free plastic and silicone construction. Includes simple, delicious recipes. Made in Spain.
Average Customer Rating:
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2 of 2(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Review 1 for Lekue Microwave Pasta Cooker
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
ThanksgivingLady
,Birmingham
,AL
July 8, 2014
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:1 - 3 months
Uses product:Once a week
Would You Recommend? Yes
+1point
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Quick pasta
July 8, 2014
I like this pasta cooker! Great for small quantities. I made two servings of angel hair pasta and cooked on high for eight minutes. Quick and no mess. I didn't use the lid as a drain (because I always save some pasta water in case I need to thin out the sauce). I used pasta tongs to remove pasta from container and it worked well. Easy and quick.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Quality, Time-saver, Easy to Clean, Design
Review 2 for Lekue Microwave Pasta Cooker
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
sleonard
,Reston
,VA
June 30, 2014
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:1 - 4 weeks
Uses product:A few times a month
Would You Recommend? Yes
+3points
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FANTASTIC FOR SMALLER QUANTITIES
June 30, 2014
I've only used it 3 times, and love it. Note that I generally prepare one or 2 servings and it's been great. Other reviews state that the pasta doesn't cook properly if making large quantities, and I can see how that would be the case. Too much pasta and not enough water doesn't sound to me as though it would be effective.
I've cooked both dry and fresh pasta and it's done its job well.
The base does stay hot after cooking and using the draining lid takes a little practice. I would recommend that anyone with difficulty using their hands/wrists use a regular strainer, rather then the lid.
I'm very happy that I no longer have to give up pasta at home during our very hot and extremely humid summers.
For me it's a 5-star. I gave it a 4 rating because of the limitations I stated.
Pros: Durable, Quality, Time-saver, Easy to Clean, Easy to Store, Design, beat the heat
Cons: awkward to use draining lid, may not be appropriate for large quantities