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Instant Pot Baked Beans

This Instant Pot Baked Beans recipe makes cooking baked beans a snap. The beans are sweet and tangy and full of BBQ flavor.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked beans, Instant Pot
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 192kcal
Cost: $4.89


  • measuring cups
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • Instant Pot
  • Colander
  • Wooden mixing spoon
  • cutting board
  • chef's knife


  • 1 pound dry navy or pinto beans or a combination
  • 8 cups water
  • 8 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce we use Sweet Baby Ray’s
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar packed
  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke



  • Add beans and water to the Instant Pot insert, lock the lid into place, seal, and cook on high for 25 minutes.
  • Carefully quick release the steam valve.
  • When the steam has completely released, pour cooked beans into a colander to drain.


  • Set the Instant Pot to saute and add the chopped bacon.
  • Stir and cook for 5-8 minutes or until crispy.
  • Add the onions and continue cooking 3-4 minutes or until softened.
  • Add the beans back into the pot with the bacon and onions.
  • Add the remaining ingredients into the pot and give everything a quick stir.


  • Place the lid back on the pot, seal, and cook on high for 10 minutes.
  • Carefully quick release the steam valve.


  • Remove the lid, stir, and serve immediately.


Serving: 0.67cup | Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 345mg | Potassium: 296mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 66IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1mg