Enameled cast iron delivers superior heat distribution and retention; durable enamel resists dulling, staining, chipping and cracking
Ergonomic knob and wide-loop handles are designed for easy lifting; stainless steel knob is safe at any temperature
Tight-fitting lid is specially designed to circulate steam and return moisture back to the food
Compatible with all cooktops including induction, ceramic, electric, gas, halogen and oven; metal utensil safe
9.5" diameter, 3.5" deep, 12.75" with handles, 6" tall with lid
Made in France with a lifetime warranty; dishwasher safe, although hand-washing recommended
The Le Creuset Signature Cast Iron Sauteuse Dutch Oven features sloping sides and a large surface area ideal for simmering and reduction. It's a versatile shape that also works for searing, sauteing, braised poultry, baked pasta, small-batch soups and frying. The cast iron construction enhances the cooking process by evenly distributing heat and locking in the optimal amount of moisture. The interior enamel resists chipping and cleans evenly, and ergonomic handles provide a secure grip, even while wearing oven mitts. The light-colored smooth interior enamel allows easy monitoring of cooking progress. Individually crafted by French artisans from the finest quality materials since 1925, the Le Creuset Dutch oven is beloved for its perfected design and exceptional heat retention that locks in moisture and flavor to produce superior results from stove to oven to table. Designed for generations of durability, the easy-to-clean vibrant porcelain enamel requires no seasoning and minimizes sticking.
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A French Heritage Evolves
The Le Creuset Signature range is the next evolution of Le Creuset's core shapes of enameled cast iron cookware
Pan Seared Ribeye Recipe
Watch Chef Michael from Certified Angus Beef prepare his recipe for a juicy pan seared ribeye steak using the Le Creuset Signature cast iron skillet
Take a trip to the Le Creuset Factory
Handmade qualities of Le Creuset cookware still remain unchanged. Le Creuset still manufactures cast iron in the original foundry, with each piece passing through the hands of 15 skilled artisans to ensure flawless perfection.
Michael Ruhlman shows us some of his favorite slow cooking techniques using Le Creuset dutch ovens and casseroles.
Baking the perfect bread
Watch Michael Ruhlman bake the perfect loaf of bread using a Le Creuset cast iron dutch oven
About Le Creuset
Rich in history and tradition, Le Creuset has been manufacturing cookware in France since 1925. The Le Creuset cookware line includes the classic cast iron dutch oven that has become an icon of quality in the kitchen. Today, Le Creuset produces an extensive range of cast iron cookware, stoneware bakeware, enameled steel kettles and stock pots and even stainless steel cookware.