Instant Pot sells various options of their electric pressure cookers in sizes ranging from 3 quarts to 6 quarts to 8 quarts. In 2019, they added a 10-quart model to the lineup as part of the Duo Nova model series.
There is currently only one 10 quart Instant Pot available, the 10 quart Duo Nova.
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A quick look at 10 Quart Duo Nova
The Duo Nova 10 quart is the largest and only model available at that size from Instant Pot at this time. It was released in early September 2019 and is available to buy online.
If you didn’t realize the 10 quart is now an option, it’s completely understandable. It was also released separately from the rest of the Duo Nova model line. And up until recently, it was listed separately the 3, 6, and 8 quart pots. You needed to know to look for it.
Kitchen Appliances combined into the 10 Quart Duo Nova
All Instant Pots combine multiple kitchen appliances into one, the Instant Pot Duo Nova 10 Quart does the same.
It also follows the features available in the rest of the Duo Nova series by combining 7 kitchen appliances into one including:
- Pressure Cooker
- Rice Cooker
- Slow Cooker
- Yogurt Maker
Smart Programs included in the 10 Quart Duo Nova
This 10 quart model has the same 13 smart programs as the rest of the Duo Nova series including:
- Pressure Cook
- Slow Cook
- Keep Warm
* The Yogurt smart program has a pasteurizing feature when you choose “More”. The Yogurt Smart Program will pasteurize milk. Be sure to check the temperature of the heated milk to ensure it reaches the proper temperature.
Like the other size options in the Duo Nova line, this Instant Pot does not include the cake, or egg programs.
You don’t need to worry about missing out on cooking these types of dishes. The Steam program is commonly recommended for hard boiled eggs and cakes such as cheesecake can be made using the pressure cook program.
Instant Pot Duo Nova 10 Quart Specs
Here’s a closer look at the specifications of the 10 quart Duo Nova to help you decide if it’s the right size for your family and kitchen.
The dimensions of the new Instant Pot Duo Nova 10 quart are: 14.8L x 15.5W x 14.7H inches.
And this Instant Pot weights just under 21 lbs, coming in at 20.9 lbs.
Instant Pot Duo Nova 8 Quart vs 10 Quart
If you’re wondering how much additional space you’ll get with the larger model, here are few things to consider.
The 10 quart model has higher power source than the 8 quart, coming in at 1440W. And it’s the second most powerful Instant Pot, with the Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air fryer coming in at 1500W.
The 8 quart model is a little lighter and smaller than the 10 quart model. The larger model weights just over 5 lbs more. And while the 10 quart is less than an inch taller, it adds another almost 2 inches to the width.
|10 Quart Duo Nova||8 Quart Duo Nova|
|Weight||15.6 lb||20.9 lb|
|Dimensions||14.8L × 13.6W × 14H||14.8L × 15.5W × 14.7H|
What is included with the Instant Pot 10 Quart Duo Nova
When you buy the 10 quart Duo Nova, you’ll also receive 2 silicone sealing rings along with the trivet/steam rack.
If you’re new to Instant Pots, having extra sealing rings is really helpful to prevent your desserts from accidentally picking up tastes from the other meals you cook.
If you need additional liners or sealing rings, try reaching out to their support team as these are not currently available for sale directly on their site.
Over to you, what do you think about the largest Instant Pot?
In September 2019, the 8 quart Instant Pot was no longer the largest option available from this brand. They released a new 10 quart as part of the Duo Nova model series.
When choosing an Instant Pot, what are you considering when deciding on quart size?
Learn more about the Instant Pot Models
- Compare the Instant Pot Duo Nova vs Duo Plus
- Compare the Instant Pot Duo vs Duo Nova
- Compare the Instant Pot Duo vs Lux
- Compare the Instant Pot Ultra vs Duo
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