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The Best Recipe for Instant Pot Baked Beans

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  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 cup ham chopped
  • 1 can kidney beans 340 ml, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cans pinto beans 340 ml each, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 10 cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • sweet paprika to taste


  • Set Instant Pot to the sauté function and add canola oil. Allow to heat for a minute.
  • Add chopped ham and sauté for about 2 minutes.
  • Turn off IP’s sauté function and add beans and water. Mix.
  • Add ketchup, brown sugar, and mustard on top. 
  • Close the lid and set your IP manual pressure (high) for 8 minutes.
  • Once the time is up, allow for a 15-minute NPR.
  • Open the lid and stir while adding cherry tomatoes.
  • Season with salt, pepper and paprika. Serve in individual bowls.
Keyword Instant Pot, Instant Pot Baked Beans