The Ninja Foodi Is the Instant Pot of Air Fryers. Here's Why.

There is no room in the kitchen for an appliance that only does one job. 

In my house, the kitchen is the center of our home life. Most time spent together — or hosting guests — is spent in the kitchen, which is why it’s important to us that our kitchen surfaces be as clutter-free as possible. To this end, we have a rule that anything brought into the kitchen, appliances included, must be multi-functional. This means that instead of owning a rice cooker, steamer, regular toaster, and convection oven, we own a multi-functional steamer pot and a toaster oven, devices that can do multiple jobs. But these are a little old school.

If you’ve done any online shopping recently, chances are you’ve been inundated with ads for air fryers and instant pots. Maybe you’ve even been gifted one or given one to someone else. But if you haven’t already purchased one, there is a third option that beats out every other mutli-functional appliance on the market:

The Ninja Foodi is the pressure cooker that doubles as an air fryer. Like other pressure cookers, you can cook meals up to 70% faster than with traditional cooking methods, making it an easy sell to lazy cooks and busy people. From the trusted brand Ninja, the Foodi stands out from the competition is with the addition of Tendercrisper and air frying technology.

What this means is you can cook a chicken all the way through in 70 percent less time and with 75 percent less fat, but unlike a lot of regular pressure cookers, you’re not going to be pulling out a colorless, boiled chicken. Tendercrisper technology has the ability air fry, sear, sauté, dehyrdrate, bake, and roast for beautifully cooked food. An extra large 8-quart ceramic coated pot and a 5-quart cook, crisp basket, a stainless steel reversible rack for roasting, and a 45+ recipe book are all included with every order so that you can make the most out of your purchase.

Is 8 quarts too big for what you’re going for? Opt for the 6.5 quart option for only $222.

Every Ninja Foodi appliance has passed a rigorous 14-level safety test to earn a UL safety certification, making it the perfect tool for your kids to be able to safely join in on the kitchen action. Every part is dishwasher safe, making clean up a breeze.

By integrating the Ninja Foodi into your kitchen arsenal, you’ll be able to try complex recipes without the complex steps. Ninja Foodi has nine pre-set options, so that cooking is an easy as pressing a button—even from frozen—and listening for the beep when it’s done.

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