Cook your veggies the healthy way with this extra-large steamer basket. Whether you use it in a 7" sauce pan to an 11" stock pot, the basket expands or collapses to the size of your cookware. Features 1.5" scratch-proof legs to keep the steamed food out of the water. Great for steaming a variety of foods from vegetable like broccoli and carrots to seafood like shrimp and crab legs to poultry and other meats. The handle hole is designed to keep you safe by preventing steam burns - just use the end of a long utensil to lift and keep your hands away from the steam. When opened, this steamer basket measures 6.25" x 11". It collapses to 3.5" x 7.25" making storage easy after use. To extend the steamer's lifespan, hand washing is recommended.