Instant Pot® Baked Black Beans


These baked beans are so delicious, you may end up eating them as your main dish instead of a side dish! They are packed with a savory, meaty flavor and are also great over rice.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
8 servings


  • 6 slices bacon strips, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 6 ounces smoked sausage, diced

  • ½ onion, diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound dry black beans

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Cook bacon, sausage, onion, and garlic for 3 to 4 minutes. Pour in broth and scrape any browned bits of the bottom of the pot. Stir in beans, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Cancel saute mode. Close and lock the lid.

  2. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions and set timer for 40 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 20 minutes. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

328 Calories
11g Fat
38g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 328
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 1354mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 968mg 21%

* 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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