Pressure Cooker Black Beans


This is a great recipe for black beans that can be used alone or added to so many more recipes.

close up view of Pressure Cooker Black Beans garnished with red onions and fresh herbs in a bowl
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
8 servings


  • 7 cups water

  • 1 pound dry black beans

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 1 bunch cilantro, tied together with butcher twine

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar


  1. Combine water, black beans, onion, cilantro, olive oil, and salt together in a pressure cooker; cover and seal with lid. Cook on high according to manufacturer's instructions, about 40 minutes. Allow steam to release completely. Remove lid and stir balsamic vinegar into beans.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

216 Calories
3g Fat
37g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 216
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 450mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 84mg 6%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 896mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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