How to Make Easy Instant Pot Black Beans
If you have ever wondered if you can make black beans in your Instant Pot – the answer is YES! Once you learn how to make Instant Pot black beans you will never want to make them any other way.
Why learn how to make your own black beans?
- Black Beans are super-nutritious and very cheap to use in recipes when you buy dried beans.
- Pound per pound, beans are the least expensive source of protein.
- 15 grams of protein in a 1 cup serving.
- High in fiber which keeps you fuller longer.
- Excellent source of Vitamins and minerals.
Some people are very intimated with buying dried beans because they aren’t clear on how to prepare them. Should they be soaked? And if so, for how long?
So many people buy a bag of dried beans and they end of sitting in the back of your pantry for years!
Well, when you make these delicious black beans in your Instant Pot there is NO NEED for presoaking the beans. Just toss the beans in your Instant Pot and out comes a bowl of perfectly cooked and seasoned black beans.
Instant Pot Magic.
Black Beans come out just perfect when using your Instant Pot to cook a batch.
- 2 cups dried black beans
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups water
- 1 small onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 teaspoons Cajun Seasoning
Pick through the beans and discard any rocks or foreign object. Rinse the beans in cold water and drain well.
Place everything in the bottom of the Instant Pot Inner Pot and stir well to combine.
Secure and lock the lid. Turn the vent at the top to the "SEALING" position.
Hit the "HIGH PRESSURE" button and set the time for 27 minutes.
When the timer goes off let the beans sit and do a natural release for 10 minutes.
Turn the valve to "QUICK RELEASE" to release any additional steam.
Carefully remove the pot and stir the beans. Add additional Cajun seasoning or salt if necessary.
Black bean burritos are perfect with these seasoned beans right out of the Instant Pot. Add a little yellow rice, cheese and tomatoes for a delicious and filling meal.