Induction cooktops are slowly replacing gas stoves in residences and commercial establishments. They require special induction cookware for optimum efficiency and hazard-free use. Normal utensils may not work well or at all with induction cookware. Buying the best induction cookware ensures that you maximize the efficiency of your induction cooktop while ensuring excellent cooking experience. Some of the best induction cookware you can buy for your induction cooktop are listed below if you are planning on building or adding to your induction cookware collection.
Duxtop Professional Stainless-Steel Induction Cookware Set SSIB-17
The Duxtop Professional Induction Cookware Set is amongst the best induction cookware backed by excellent reviews. It is a 17-piece set that includes most items you will need for your kitchen. The package includes a pair of fry pans (8” and 9.5” respectively), a pair of saucepans with lids (1.6-quart and 2.5-quart respectively), a stock pot with lid having a capacity of 8.6-quarts, a casserole with lid, one each of pasta and steam basket, a sauté pan and three cooking tools. All cookware is constructed from commercial grade stainless-steel, and their bottom is encapsulated with impact-bonded aluminum for maximum durability. The handles are designed ergonomically and have a grip enhancing finish to minimize slippage. Ductop cookware can be used in ovens for temperatures up to 550°F and is dishwasher-safe and freezer-safe.
T-fal Nonstick Induction Base Cookware Set C515SC
T-fal’s nonstick induction base cookware set is one of the best induction cookware set available in the market. The set comes with two fry-pans (one 8” and the other 10.25”), a pair of saucepans (1-quart and 3-quarts respectively), stock pots with a 5-quart capacity, a pair of nylon tools for cooking, a steamer insert and an egg wonder. It is a comprehensive set that will take care of all your kitchen needs. All cookware in the set has Prometal Pro nonstick coating on the interior which is safe and long-lasting. The Thermo-Spot indicator makes it easy to decipher when the cookware has pre-heated properly for cooking. The set can also be used to bake in ovens for temperatures up to 400°F.
Magma Stainless Steel Cookware Set Induction Cooktops A10-360L-IND
Magma’s Stainless Steel Cookware Set is a great choice for homeowners who need the best induction cookware while saving on kitchen space. You get three saucepans with a shared lid, a fry pan and a stock pot with a shared lid, and a pair of removable handles. All the cookware items can nest into each other and require only 1.2 cubic foot of storage space, requiring minimum kitchen cabinet space. They are constructed from marine grade stainless steel making them ideal for boats and RVs as well. A bungee cord is included for securing the cookware set. You can take your kitchen along with you effortlessly while going on a road trip or boating. The cookware in the set is dishwasher safe and can also be used in ovens.
Duxtop Stainless Steel Induction Cookware Set 4 Pieces
Buyers who want the best induction cookware without cluttering their kitchen cabinets can consider the 4-piece stainless steel induction cookware set from Duxtop. The set comprises of a stock pot having a capacity of 8.6-quart with a lid, one boiler basket and another steamer basket. All cookware is made of commercial grade stainless steel and is durable thanks to the encapsulated bottom. Anti-slippery handles are provided on all items for easy handling. The set is dishwasher-safe and freezer-safe for enhanced versatility. It comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
18-Piece Induction Cookware Set, Non-Stick Pots and Pans Set with Silicone Cool Handles,Highly Multilayer Coating,Dishwasher Safe,Oven Safe,Red, St. Patrick’s Day gift, Spring holiday gift
If you are looking for a generous cookware collection, then this 18-piece package will make the best induction cookware set. It includes the following items:
- 11-inch, 9.5-inch, and 8-inch fry pans
- a 10-inch deep sauté pan plus lid
- a 5 qt stockpot plus lid
- 3 qt and 1.5 qt saucepans plus lids
- a stainless steel steamer rack
- 6 protectors
The ceramic pots and pans have a red marble color and are dishwasher-safe. They are induction-friendly and also compatible with gas/electric cooktops and ovens; their induction base is designed for ideal heat distribution. The surfaces are PFOA and PTFE-free for safe and non-toxic cooking.
This multi-layer nonstick coating is reinforced by the high temperature-resistant construction of each pot and pan, so you can have more fine-tuned cooking results with food that slides off easily. The riveted silicone handles create a comfortable and strong grip for safe transfers. Each glass lid seals the cookware for maximum heat and flavor retention. The main concerns about this induction cookware set were about its quality and durability, as the good first impressions did not last long for some customers.
15-Piece Induction Pots and Pans Set, Non-Stick Cookware Set with Stainless steel handle, Frying Pan, Skillet, Stock Pot,Sauce Pan,Oven & Dishwasher Safe,100% PFOA Free, St. Patrick’s Day gift
This is a smaller set than the one before and contains 15 pieces. We found it to be the best induction cookware for its budget-friendliness and special ergonomics. The included ceramic pots and pans and accessories are as follows:
- 8-inch and 9.5-inch fry pans
- 2 qt and 3 qt saucepans plus lids
- a 5 qt Dutch oven plus lid
- a steel steamer rack
- 6 protectors
All the cookware items are made of reinforced, die-casting aluminum and provide quick heating times. Their bases include 3-ply construction that is compatible with gas, ceramic, halogen, and induction cooktops as well as ovens.
The lids have tempered glass for added strength and a longer lifespan. Moreover, the saucepan lid has a filtered design featuring a built-in strainer that helps you pour out excess liquids from the food – which is a very thoughtful addition for recipes like pasta. The cookware has an eco-friendly and ultra-nonstick coating that ensures chemical-free cooking. While this dishwasher-safe induction cookware is reasonably priced and has almost everything you might need, it does fall short in terms of durability. The nonstick coating can peel off and get chipped after repetitive use which limits the cookware’s usability in the long run.
KitchenAid Hard Anodized Induction Nonstick Cookware Pots and Pans Set, 10 Piece, Matte Black
This 10-piece KitchenAid cookware set has garnered some of the highest reviews for the best induction cookware. It includes:
- 1.5-quart and 3-quart saucepans plus lids
- a 6-quart stockpot plus lid
- an 11.25-inch grill pan
- an 8.25-inch fry pan and a 10-inch frying pan plus lid
The dishwasher and oven-safe collection is made of durable, hard-anodized aluminum and has thick forged bases for uniform heat distribution on induction and other cooktops. These pots and pans help you reach optimum browning or searing for just the right culinary touches on your meals. They have a triple layer of PFOA-free nonstick coating for easy food release and even easier cleaning.
We absolutely love the idea of nonstick rivets in this set and think that it is a very cookware-conscious detail. Extending the nonstick coating to the rivets prevents food residues from sticking on them, so you no longer have to scrub the rivets heavily. All the lids have tempered glass to create a secure seal while cooking, and all the handles ensure proper grips for safe transfers. The benefit of good ergonomics can be compromised by some design flaws and quality issues down the road – as reported by some customers.
GreenLife Soft Grip 15 Piece Ceramic Non-Stick Induction Cookware Set, Turquoise
GreenLife’s 15-piece ceramic cookware set is definitely one of the best induction cookware choices. It includes all the main pots and pans and comes with utensils. The turquoise color looks great in the kitchen and makes your cookware collection stand out. You will receive the following items:
- 7” and 9.5” frying pans
- 1QT and 2QT saucepans plus lids
- a 5QT stockpot plus lid
- a 2.5QT sauté pan plus lid
- a 7” stainless steel steamer
- 4 utensils
They are all made of recycled aluminum and deliver superior heating. Apart from good aesthetics, the pots and pans have another important feature that stood out for us: their rivet-less design! While we were impressed by the KitchenAid nonstick rivets mentioned above, GreenLife’s entirely rivet-less cookware is the clear winner! The smooth and seamless cooking surface is now even easier to clean as you will never be slowed down by stubborn residues on the rivets.
The cookware items have a hard-anodized, Magneto induction base that works on other stovetops as well for the perfect searing and browning results. You can also use the pots and pans in the oven, and they are dishwasher-friendly. Soft Grip handles on each cookware are comfortable to use for easy lifting and remain cool to the touch. The brand’s nonstick coating is free from chemicals like PFOA, lead, and cadmium, so no toxic fumes are produced. The only downside to this collection is that it is not very promising for long-term use – which seems to be a common drawback in induction cookware products.
Kenmore Arlington Nonstick Ceramic Coated Forged Aluminum Induction Cookware, 12-Piece, Metallic Blue
Kenmore’s 12-piece metallic blue enamel cookware set is made of heavy-gauge forged aluminum and has a PFOA and PTFE-free nonstick ceramic cooking area. It works with induction cooktops and can be easily cleaned in the dishwasher. The included items are:
- 1.2QT and 1.7QT saucepans plus lids
- a 4.5QT Dutch oven plus lid
- a 3.5QT sauté pan plus lid
- 8-inch and 9.5-inch frying pans
- a slotted wooden turner
- a slotted wooden spoon
Apart from cooking, these pots and pans can be used as serving dishes straight from the induction cooktop or oven to your dining table. It is the perfect collection for celebrating your culinary adventures – all without the hassle of extra dishes to clean. The pots, pans, and tempered glass lids have soft-touch handles for safe and comfortable lifting.
You can stack them all easily for space-saving storage in your cabinet. Although the collection has all the basic cookware for everyday use, it still does not check the box for longevity. The nonstick coating simply does not age well with time.
Bialetti Sapphire 10 Piece Nonstick Hard Anodized Cookware Set-Induction Compatible, Dishwasher Safe, Gray
Bialetti’s 10-piece collection is one of the best induction cookware sets and includes the following items:
- 8″ and 10″ sauté pans
- 2-quart and 3-quart saucepans plus lids
- a 3-quart deep sauté pan plus lid
- a 6-quart Dutch oven plus lid
The pots and pans are made of hard-anodized aluminum, so they deliver optimum heat distribution. Bialetti’s NANOTEC-infused, PFOA-free nonstick coating is safe for the dishwasher, oven, as well as your metal utensils. This also means that you can safely use the pots and pans as serving dishes without damaging the coating. One major product limitation we found was – you guessed it – the cookware’s unreliability for long-term use mainly due to issues with its coating. Our best advice will be to keep a product lifespan of no more than 1 year in mind before purchasing any induction cookware, and set your budget accordingly.