Le Creuset Signature Dutch Oven cookware

This Le Creuset 5.5 quart dutch oven is made from enameled cast iron
and weighs 11.9 lbs. It is provence in color and

  • Oven safe to 550 ° F.
  • Can be used on an induction cooktop.
  • Dishwasher-safe.

About

The Le Creuset Signature Dutch Oven is part of the Cookware test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Cookware models like the Signature Dutch Oven are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Ease of cleaning: Ease of cleaning reflects how easy or difficult it was to clean after browning and cooking a beef brisket.

Bread baking: How well the pot can proof and bake bread. Those scoring Excellent baked bread that had a crispy crust and a nice interior; those scoring Poor had a dense interior along with a yeasty flavor.

Browning: How evenly the pot can brown foods. Those scoring Excellent browned food evenly; those scoring Poor did not brown foods evenly.

Features

Dishwasher-safe Dishwasher-safe Dishwasher safe is based on the manufacturers' information; many recommend washing by hand.
Yes
Oven-safe (°F) Oven-safe Based on manufacturers' information; cookware is oven safe to the temperature indicated.
550
Induction cooktop Induction cooktop Based on manufacturers' information; cookware can be used on an induction cooktop.
Yes
Warranty Warranty The length of time the cookware is covered by its manufacturer for defects or repairs.
Lifetime

Specs

Size (qt.) Size The amount of quarts the manufacturers claim .
5.5
Weight (lbs.) Weight How much each pot weighs in pounds.
11.9
Height (in.) Height The height of the pot
4.5
Inside diameter (in.) Inside diameter The inside diameter of the pot in inches
8.0
Color Color The color of the Dutch oven that was tested
Provence
Material Material Based on manufacturer's information the material that the tested pots are made of.
enameled cast iron
Knob material Knob material Based on manufacturer's information the material that the knobs of the lid are made of.
Stainless steel