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Instant Pot® Red Beans and Rice


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2 h 50 m servings 342 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Place kidney beans into a large container and cover with several inches of cool water; let soak for 2 hours.
  2. Turn pot on "Saute" mode; add olive oil and sausage. Cook and stir until sausage is browned, about 5 minutes. Add onion mix and garlic; cook and stir until onion mix is soft, 5 to 10 minutes. Turn off pot.
  3. Drain beans and add to pot; stir in chicken broth, Cajun seasoning, thyme, and bay leaves.
  4. Place lid on pot, turn valve to "Sealing" and push "Bean" button, about 30 minutes. When pot beeps, use the natural pressure release until the pin goes down. Remove lid.
  5. Serve beans over rice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 342 calories; 4.3 g fat; 59.4 g carbohydrates; 16.5 g protein; 6 mg cholesterol; 726 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I didn’t soak the beans, so it took an hour and twenty minutes. But I think this is much better than the two hours of soaking plus cook time. I also used all fresh vegetables. The seasoning was ...

Makes a lot and it easy and delicious!

So do you mean instead of the 30 min cook time in the recipe you changed it to 1 hour 20 min because you didn’t soak the beans? And it turned out good? I am making this today :)