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Instant Pot Black Beans

Perfect Instant Pot Black Beans (Soaked)

Easy and nutritious black beans are a snap to make with your instant pot.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 50 mins


  • 2 cups of dried black beans
  • 2 teaspoons of salt 1 for cooking and one for soaking
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder or two minced cloves
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or fat from chicken broth
  • 4 cups chicken bone broth or vegetable broth (can use water instead)
  • filtered water for soaking'


  • First, put your dried beans in the Instant Pot. Add 4 cups of water and 1 teaspoon salt. Cover with the glass lid or a towel and leave overnight or at least 8 hours.
  • Next, drain your beans. Add you broth, avocado oil, salt, cumin, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  • Put the lid on your Instant Pot and set on high pressure for 15 minutes.
  • Finally, when the Instant Pot is done, let the pressure release naturally for about 20 minutes. Then, release any leftover pressure with a quick release.
  • Taste beans to see if they need more salt or seasoning and adjust if necessary.
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