Instant Pot Baked Beans
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the side dish everyone looks forward to at a cookout! These savory-sweet baked beans are made easily from dry beans with no soaking in an instant pot.
Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12-15 servings
  • 2 cups dry pinto beans (or white navy beans)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon brown mustard
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1.4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 slices cooked bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  1. Rince and sort the beans to be sure there are no rocks or foreign objects.
  2. Place beans in the pot of the instant pot with 4 cups of water and set time to 25 minutes and when it's done do a natural release for 15 minutes, then release any pressure.
  3. Drain any water off of the beans and. place the beans back into the pot
  4. Add in the remaining ingredients to the pot and turn the timer to 10 minutes.
  5. Allow the pressure to release naturally for 5 minutes, then release any excess pressure.
  6. Stir the beans and if necessary cook them on the saute mode if they seem a little firm or need to cook off any excess watery liquid, the sauce should be thick when they are done and the beans should be tender, but not soft and mush like canned beans.
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