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A Quick Comparison of the Mealthy MultiPot, the Instant Pot, and the Crock Pot

A Quick Comparison of the Mealthy MultiPot, the Instant Pot, and the Crock Pot image

Here we will give you all the important differences and similarities among these three multi-cookers: Mealthy Multipot, Instant Pot, and Crock Pot. You may be surprised by what we've found!

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In the boxing ring: The Mealthy Multipot versus the Instant Pot versus the Crock Pot. The multi-cooker concept has really taken shape over the past few years. People have been embracing the idea that one appliance can do the work of many appliances put together. This article will give you a breakdown of the differences and similarities among our Mealthy Multipot, Instant Pot, and Crock Pot. You will notice some parts are in bold; this indicates a difference between the Mealthy Multipot and one of the other multi-cookers. We will start with the basics and work in to the technical. Here we go!

Which Product?

Mealthy Multipot 9-in-1 Programmable 6-Quart

Instant Pot DUO Plus 60 9-in-1 Programmable 6-Quart

Crock Pot 8-in-1 Multi-Use Express Crock 6-Quart


Price?

Mealthy: $99.95

Instant Pot: $129.95

Crock Pot: $68.95


What you get with your purchase?

Mealthy: the Multipot with lid, 6-quart inner pot, 4-centimeter raised steam rack/trivet, ladle, rice paddle, an extra silicone gasket, 2 red silicone mitts, steamer basket, and measuring cup 

Instant Pot: the Instant Pot with lid, 6-quart inner pot, 2-centimeter raised steam rack/trivet, ladle, rice paddle

Crock Pot: the Crock Pot with lid, 6-quart non-stick inner pot, steaming rack, serving spoon

*Take Home Message: Mealthy provides a 4-centimeter steam rack/trivet, ladle, rice paddle, an extra silicone gasket, 2 silicone mitts, steamer basket, and measuring cup at no extra cost!

The extra gasket is especially convenient when you cook a savory dish and then want to cook a sweet dessert. The savory flavors won't mix with your sweet dessert flavors!

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The look of it?

Mealthy:

  • Black exterior
  • Large easy-to-read blue LCD screen
  • Raised buttons
  • Dimensions: 12.2 x 13.4 x 12.5 inches
  • Weight: 14.8 pounds

Instant Pot:

  • Brushed stainless steel exterior
  • Large easy-to-read blue LCD screen
  • Buttons are not raised
  • Dimensions: 13.4 x 12.2 x 12.5 inches
  • Weight: 11.83 pounds

Crock Pot:

  • Brushed stainless steel exterior
  • LED screen
  • Raised buttons
  • Dimensions: 13.6 x 13.6 x 11.9 inches
  • Weight: 18 pounds

*Take Home Message: the Mealthy Multipot has an easy-to-read screen and raised buttons for easy cooking.

The Functions?

Mealthy:

  • Replaces 9 kitchen appliances: pressure cooker, slow cooker, sauté pan, steamer, makes cakes, pasteurizes, makes yogurt, cooks rice, and warms
  • 14 Pre-Set Programs: Pressure Cook, Slow Cook, Rice, Yogurt, Poultry, Meat/Stew, Bean/Chili, Soup/Broth, Sauté, Steam, Cake, Egg, Multigrain, and Porridge
  • Keep Warm Setting
  • Lid rests on handle
  • Free recipe app
  • How-to and Recipe videos in app
  • Adjustable High/Low pressure settings
  • 3 cook modes: Low/Normal/High
  • Delay start button
  • Included visual guides: user guide, recipe booklet, quick start guide, cheat sheet, quick picks, cooking times
  • Cooking Progress Indicator: Tells you where the machine is in the cooking process and if the machine is close to coming to pressure.

Instant Pot:

  • Replaces 9 kitchen appliances: pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, egg cooker, sauté pan, steamer, warmer, and cake maker
  • 14 Pre-Set Programs: Pressure Cook, Slow Cook, Rice, Yogurt, Sterilize, Meat/Stew, Bean/Chili, Soup/Broth, Sauté, Steam, Cake, Egg, Multigrain, and Porridge
  • Keep Warm Setting
  • Lid rests on handle
  • Free recipe app
  • Adjustable High/Low pressure settings
  • 3 cook modes: less/normal/more
  • Delay start button
  • Included visual guides: user guide, recipe booklet, quick reference guide

Crock Pot:

  • 11 Pre-Set Programs: Slow Cook, Rice/Risotto, Yogurt, Poultry, Meat/Stew, Beans/Chili, Soup, Brown/Sauté, Steam, Dessert, Multigrain
  • It does have a pressure cooker setting, but not as one of the pre-set program buttons
  • Keep Warm setting
  • Adjustable High/Low pressure settings
  • Temperature adjust: High/Low
  • Delay timer
  • Included visual guides: recipe book

*Take Home Message: Mealthy Multipot provides how-to videos and recipe videos, gives you a cheat sheet and cooking times sheet, and very importantly a cooking progress indicator to let you know where your food stands. The Multipot and Crock Pot have a poultry button and Instant Pot has a sterilize button. Multipot and Instant Pot have a cake button, while Crock Pot has a dessert button. Multipot and Instant Pot have 14 pre-set programs, while Crock Pot has 11 pre-set programs.


Need some recipe inspiration? We have over 230 pressure cooker recipes here at Mealthy.