Instant Pot Dried Beans

Total Time: 72 minutes

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 24

Price per serving: $0.45

Author: Kristen Chidsey


Instant Pot Dried Beans


· 1 pound dried beans (rinsed and sorted (this is equal to 2 measuring cups full of dried beans))· 8 cups water· 1 bay leaf (optional)· 1 onion, sliced (optional)· 2 teaspoons kosher salt· 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar (optional)


Step 1Place beans, water, onion, and bay leaf if using in the inner pot of a pressure cooker.Step 2Place lid on Instant Pot and close valve to "seal."Step 3Cook on High Pressure for Following Times:Black Beans--30 Minutes on High Pressure Chickpeas--35 Minutes on High Pressure Kidney Beans--35 Minutes on High Pressure Pinto Beans--25 Minutes on High Pressure Navy Beans--30 Minutes on High Pressure Butter Beans--40 Minutes on High Pressure Great Northern Beans-- on 35 Minutes High PressureStep 4Allow to naturally release until pressure subsides, or at least 20 minutes before doing a quick release.Step 5Once beans have finished cooking, stir in salt and vinegar if using. Store cooked beans in a bit of the cooking liquid to keep them moist and tender while they sit in fridge, this is not necessary, but suggested.