Instant  Pot Baked  Beans

Instant Pot Baked Beans made with dried beans, bacon and bell pepper that are cooked in rich smoky maple syrup sauce. This easy side dish requires no pre-soaking or cooking for hours.

Dried navy or pinto beans Cold water Bacon  Yellow or white onion Red or green bell pepper Yellow mustard Liquid smoke Salt Apple cider vinegar Applesauce Barbecue sauce Maple syrup (or honey) Ketchup

Ingredients You Need

 In Instant Pot, add beans and cold water. Secure lid, place vent to Sealing and press Pressure Cook on High or Manual for  25 minutes.


Release pressure Quick Release method by turning valve to Venting and drain the beans (some uncooked beans are fine). Set aside.


Press Saute and wait until display says Hot. Then add bacon and cook for 5 minutes, stirring a few times.


Add onion and bell pepper, cook for 4 minutes, stirring a few times. Press Cancel.


Add beans, mustard, liquid smoke, apple cider vinegar, applesauce, barbecue sauce, maple syrup and ketchup. Do not stir!


Close the lid, set valve to Sealing and press Pressure Cook on High or Manual for 15 minutes.


After release pressure immediately by turning valve to Venting. Open the lid and stir the baked beans.



Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Freeze in an airtight container leaving room for expansion for up to 3 months.

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