This year latest trend is about Dutch ovens topping the list in the market. The prices of these Dutch ovens are as low as under $50 or up to $300. So if you are thinking about getting yourself a good Dutch oven and you can pay up to $200 for it then this article is just right for you.
A Dutch oven as you know is a thick-walled cooking large and heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid usually made of cast iron, and seasoned. You can even find some Dutch ovens are made of cast aluminum and sometimes ceramic. They are even enameled instead of being seasoned.
If you want to cook long braises and stews, then Dutch oven is just prefect. It has been considered as ideal cook ware for cooking slow-simmered soups, stews or beans and braises, as well as other favorite hearty meals.
What you need to be careful while buying the Dutch oven is that the oven should be heavy when you hold it and has a thick walls and a thick bottom. You can be careful about the handles and the knob on the lid of the oven.
Now, let us dig into top 10 Dutch ovens of 2018 under $200.
|Le Creuset Shallow Dutch French Oven||long-lasting exterior enamel resists chipping and cracking,Sand-colored interior enamel makes it easy to monitor food as it cooks||
|Calphalon Contemporary Hard-Anodized Aluminum Nonstick Dutch Oven||Heavy-gauge aluminum construction ensures even heating and is hard-anodized for durability. It also makes it dishwasher-safe.,Interior includes three layers of nonstick coating.||
|All-Clad 4500 Stainless Steel Tri-Ply Bonded Dishwasher Safe Dutch Oven||5.5-Quart Dutch Oven with a round bottom and high walls – generously large and deep, Oven- and broiler-safe up to 600 degrees F (without lid); induction compatible; limited lifetime warranty; Made in USA||
|Staub 4 Quart Round Cocotte||Tight fitting flat lid features self-basting spikes for continuous, even distribution of juices throughout cooking, so food is moist and flavorful,Brass or Nickel plated knobs that are heat resistant up to 500F.||
|Le Creuset Signature Enameled Cast-Iron Round Dutch Oven||45% larger handles that provide a sure grip, even with oven mitts|
The superior heat distribution and retention of le creuset enameled cast iron
|Le Creuset Signature Indigo Oval French Oven LS2502-256J||Le Creuset Signature Indigo Oval French Oven, 3½ qt.||
|Calphalon Enameled Cast Iron Cookware Dutch Oven||High-quality, heavy weight cast iron evenly distributes and steadily radiates heat and retains heat better, so it is ideal for slow-cooking foods to achieve tender and flavorful results||
|Staub 11124806 Pumpkin Cocotte Oven||Made in France|
Oven Safe up to 500 Degree Fahrenheit
Smooth enamel bottom works on all stovetops
|Emile Henry Made In France Flame Round Stewpot Dutch Oven||Made in France using Emile Henry's proprietary Flame technology.|
Designed for both the oven and the stove. Can be used directly on a gas flame or an electric or halogen hob without a diffuser.
|Scanpan PRO IQ Nonstick Covered Dutch Oven||Thick base provides fast and even heat distribution|
Patented non-stick coating sears, browns, and deglazes with ease. More flavor, effortless clean-up.
Calphalon Contemporary Hard-Anodized Aluminum Nonstick Dutch Oven
This Nonstick Dutch oven by Calphalon has a capacity of 8.5 quart. This Dutch oven has been hard anodized and its heavy gauge aluminum construction gives even heating. The interior has three layers of nonstick coating. There are long and brushed stainless steel handles that stay cool on the stovetop. This Dutch oven has been made oven safe and comes with full lifetime warranty.
All-Clad 4500 Stainless Steel Tri-Ply Bonded Dishwasher Safe Dutch Oven
This silver Dutch oven with domed lid has a capacity of 5.5-Quart and has lifetime warranty. This Dutch oven has 3 ply bonded construction with flat stainless steel lid that ensures even heating throughout. Its contoured stainless steel handles are secured with stainless steel rivets. This Dutch oven has been made oven and broiler safe and can resist heat up to 600 degrees F.
Staub 4 Quart Round Cocotte
This Black Matte round Dutch oven by Staub has a tight fitting flat lid that has self-basting spikes ensuring even distribution of moisture throughout cooking. Its smooth bottom makes it possible to be used on any cooking surface including induction. This Dutch oven has brass or nickel plated knobs that are heat resistant up to 500 degrees F.
Le Creuset Signature Enameled Cast-Iron Round Dutch Oven
This Caribbean 2-Quart Dutch oven has large handles providing easy grip even with oven mitts. The enameled cast iron construction ensures superior heat distribution and retention. Its composite knob can resist heat up to 500 degrees F.
Le Creuset Signature Indigo Oval French Oven LS2502-256J
This Oval French Dutch oven by Le Creuset with a capacity of 3.5 quart is perfect for slow cooking, simmering soups and stews, roasting meats, etc. This Dutch oven which has been sand-cast is sprayed with two coats of enamel making it possible to evenly conduct and retains heat. Its composite knob can resist heat up to 500 degrees F. This French oven has been made broiler, freezer, stovetop and oven-safe and can resist heat up to 500°F.
Calphalon Enameled Cast Iron Cookware Dutch Oven
This Red Dutch oven with a capacity of 7 quart has high quality and heavy weight cast iron that evenly distributes and retains heat. This enameled cookware has uniquely shaped lid with points inside that allows condensation droplets to drip down for continuous and even self-basting. This Dutch oven has ergonomic handles and has been made oven and broiler safe. Covered by a Full Lifetime Warranty, this enameled cast iron cookware can be used on gas, electric, ceramic or induction stovetops.
Staub 11124806 Pumpkin Cocotte Oven
This Burnt Orange Pumpkin Cocotte oven by Staub has a capacity of 3.5 quart. This Dutch oven has enameled black matte interior that provides genuine flavor and lid that allows self basting. This oven has cast iron construction that ensures constant and optimum performance. Its smooth enamel bottom ensures that it can be used on all stovetops. This Dutch oven has been made oven safe and has a capacity of resisting heat up to 500 degrees F. Its dimension are as follows:
Overall Height – Top to Bottom: -7 Inches. Overall Width – Side to Side: -12.6 Inches. Overall Depth – Front to Back: -12.6 Inches.
Emile Henry Made In France Flame Round Stewpot Dutch Oven
This Burgundy round stewpot Dutch oven by Emile Henry comes with 10 year warranty and has a capacity of 7 quart. This Dutch oven specially made in France can be used directly on a gas flame or an electric or halogen hob without a diffuser. This Dutch oven has been made oven, broiler and microwave safe allowing it to go directly from a freezer or refrigerator, to a hot oven, to the table. This 30% lighter than many types of comparable metal cookware can give perfect heat conduction good enough for braising and slow cooking. This Dutch oven is dishwasher safe as well.
Scanpan PRO IQ Nonstick Covered Dutch Oven
This Black Nonstick covered Dutch oven by Scanpan with a limited life warranty has a capacity of 6.5 quart. Its thick base provides fast and even heat distribution. This Dutch oven is suitable for all stove tops including induction. One special feature of this Dutch oven is its patented non-stick coating that provides more flavor and can be clean-up effortlessly.