An easy way to make delicious BBQ Baked Beans in your Instant Pot. Simple and delicious!
Since I love Baked Beans and love my Instant Pot, it was a no brainer for me to make these Instant Pot BBQ Baked Beans.
While this recipe does require you to soak the beans for a minimum of 8 hours, the rest is easy peasy. While most pressure cooker recipes don’t take as long as this one does, it’s well worth the wait. Trust me.
My research tells me that pre-soaking the beans is not required so I plan on making another batch soon without pre-soaking and reporting back on how it turns out.
Some of you may be wondering where the “BBQ” comes into play. Well, that’s where the ketchup, molasses, maple syrup, and brown sugar comes into play. The result is a delicious BBQ flavored baked beans. When I finally released the pressure from the Instant Pot, The whole kitchen filled up with a delicious smell of baked beans and maple syrup!
I usually make my baked beans in the crockpot but I really wanted to make baked beans in my Instant Pot. I am on a quest to make just about everything I can in my Instant Pot. If you don’t already have an Instant Pot, you need to get one. If anything just so you can make this recipe or whatever tickles your fancy in my Instant Pot collection of recipes.
Please check out my other Bean recipes, especially if you don’t have an Instant Pot yet!
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How to make Instant Pot BBQ Baked Beans.
Drain and rinse beans. Press sauté and cook the bacon in your Instant Pot until crisp.
Add onion, cook and stir 3 minutes or until softened. Add garlic, cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in beans, tomatoes, water, ketchup, maple syrup, molasses, brown sugar, salt, mustard, and pepper. Mix well.
Secure lid and move pressure release valve to sealing position. Press manual, cook at high pressure 45 minutes.
When cooking is complete, use a natural pressure release for 10 minutes, then release remaining pressure.
Instant Pot BBQ Baked Beans
- 4 Slices Bacon, Chopped
- 1 Yellow Onion, Diced
- 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced
- 16 oz Dried Great Northern Beans, Soaked a min. of 8 hours
- 14 oz Diced Tomatoes
- 1 Cup Water
- 1/4 Cup Ketchup
- 3 Tbsp Maple Syrup
- 3 Tbsp Molasses
- 2 Tbsp Light Brown Sugar, Packed
- 3/4 Tsp Salt
- 1/2 Tsp Ground Dry Mustard
- 1/8 Tsp Ground Black Pepper
how to make this recipe
- Drain and rinse beans. Press sauté, cook bacon in instant pot until crisp.
- Add onion, cook and stir 3 minutes or until softened. Add garlic, cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in beans, tomatoes, water, ketchup, maple syrup, molasses, brown sugar, salt, mustard and pepper. Mix well.
- Secure lid and move pressure release valve to sealing position. Press manual, cook at high pressure 45 minutes.
- When cooking is complete, use natural release for 10 minutes, then release remaining pressure.
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