Looking for an affordable dish to take to potluck or a picnic? You’ve found it! Instant Pot Baked Beans are budget friendly, tasty and cook up in under 90 minutes. And if you’re vegetarian you can leave out the bacon and make vegetarian beans that everyone will enjoy!
This recipe for Instant Pot Baked Beans produces fabulous old fashioned tasting baked beans in under 90 minutes. You can put them on to cook and they’re completely hands off, no stirring, no soaking, no worrying about if they’re done. And talk about budget friendly, where else can you get a protein that comes in at under a dollar a pound? Read on to get the recipe for Instant Pot Baked Beans.
Instant Pot Baked Beans
I’ve read all the cook books that wax poetic about baked beans being served on Sunday because cooking was forbidden. I’ve followed countless recipes. I’ve bean potted. I’ve crock potted. I’ve tried overnight in the oven. And I’ve never been able to produce a pan of Baked Beans as tasty as these Instant Pot Baked Beans. They’re tangy, juicy in the right way and the perfect accompaniment to any meal or picnic you’re cooking for.
quick and easy to cook
And talk about quick and easy to cook! Maybe I was just too impatient to give them the time they needed but then again maybe I never felt like I had all the time a good pan of beans takes? I don’t know but I do know I ruined plenty of innocent white beans trying to make them get done quicker. The Instant Pot completely removes that problem. In fact cooking perfect beans in the Instant Pot might be one of my favorite ways to use it. No soaking or quick soaking required!
And speaking of beans, where else do you find a pound of protein for under dollar? No where is the answer. beans are cheap, tasty and now thanks to the Instant Pot QUICK. My husband and I are both low carb lifers. My youngest is an early type one diabetic and counts carbs. One of my sons (a teen) isn’t diabetic or low carb and he NEEDS TO EAT. Protein, tasty protein, is what he needs. So I round out meals with beans these days to give him healthy yet affordable bulk. And leftovers, you haven’t had affordable until you’ve had beans on toast!