When you’re making soup the traditional way on the hob, you’ll need a good sized pan if you’re creating more than one or two servings. They’re not just great for soups, you can also make great use of them for stews and casseroles too, in fact anything that needs a greater capacity than standard saucepans.
When we talk about stock pots, we’re just meaning pans big enough to comfortably make large volumes of soup – there’s usually a capacity of five litres or more.
On this page we’re going to look at some popular choices, and give you a quick link over to Amazon, as you’ll find some great prices to help you complete your purchase if you’re looking to buy one.
- 1 Tower Essentials Casserole Dish
- 2 MasterClass Induction-Safe Stainless Steel Stock Pot
- 3 Not Quite Found The Pan You Want?
- 3.1 ProCook Gourmet Non-Stick Strain & Pour Induction Stock Pot
- 3.2 Zinel Hard Anodised Non-Stick Casserole Dish
- 3.3 Buckingham Deep Induction Stock Pot
- 3.4 Kilner Canning Pan With Glass Lid & Rack Set
- 3.5 Imperial Stainless Steel Stock Pots Casserole Soup Stew Pot
- 3.6 TeamFar Stock Pot
- 3.7 ProCook Professional Anodised Non-Stick Stock Pot
- 3.8 ProCook Cast Iron Casserole Dish
Tower Essentials Casserole Dish
The Tower Essentials range comprises all sorts of kitchen products from kettles to knife sets, spice racks to bread bins. It also includes an impressive casserole dish that’s great for all manner of home cooked food, including soups.
Made from stainless steel with a glass lid, this 24cm diameter pan has a generous six litre capacity. It’s also dishwasher safe, so no more scrubbing residues – just place it upside down into the dishwasher and let the machine do the work for you!
It’s suitable for most hobs, including gas, electric induction, ceramic and halogen, so whatever you use to cook in your kitchen, this will likely work well for you. It’s also oven safe too up to 200 degrees centigrade (celsius), so quite versatile too.
Both the pan and lid handles are covered in silicone, which is great for preventing burning your hands. It’s wise to use oven gloves though, as you wouldn’t want to be absent mindedly picking this up by the handles after it’s been in the oven. For hob use though, they insulate nicely compared to some pans with metal handles.
All in all, a great all round performer for the kitchen at a good price.
MasterClass Induction-Safe Stainless Steel Stock Pot
The MasterClass Induction-Safe Stainless Steel Stock Pot with Lid has at least 5.5 Litre capacity depending on the size purchased, plenty for most amateur chefs in a home kitchen. Like the previous Tower Essentials pan, the Masterclass stock pot is capable of use on all types of hob, and available in the following sizes:
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The pans are dishwasher safe, but of course you’ll need a good sized washer, especially to get the largest ones in!
Whether you’re after a big pan for soups or stews, these MasterClass pans of all sizes will make a great addition to your kitchen.
Not Quite Found The Pan You Want?
If you had something a bit different in mind, there’s a lot of other brands and models of stock pot available. Below you’ll find some more images and links to popular choices from Amazon.
ProCook Gourmet Non-Stick Strain & Pour Induction Stock Pot
Zinel Hard Anodised Non-Stick Casserole Dish
Buckingham Deep Induction Stock Pot
Kilner Canning Pan With Glass Lid & Rack Set
Imperial Stainless Steel Stock Pots Casserole Soup Stew Pot
TeamFar Stock Pot
ProCook Professional Anodised Non-Stick Stock Pot
ProCook Cast Iron Casserole Dish