Pressure Cooker Black Beans and Chorizo | Cooking dry black beans has never been easier! We’ll show you how to cook dry black beans in a pressure cooker along with delicious spanish chorizo for a flavor that you’re going to love. Pressure cooker black beans are quick and easy and perfect served over rice with a little pico de gallo. It’s a black bean recipe that beats baked beans any day!

Pressure Cooker Black Beans and Chorizo

Pressure cooker black beans cooked with spicy chorizo make a flavorful side dish or a meal all on their own!
Course Side
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 243kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 c . Onion , diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 5 c Broth
  • 1 lb Dried Black Beans
  • 6 oz Spanish (or Portuguese) Chorizo
  • Salt to taste


  • Rinse the black beans until water to clean them.
  • Add onion, garlic, cumin, chili powder, bay leaves, broth black beans, and chorizo to the pressure cooker and set to HIGH pressure for 45 minutes.
  • After 45 minutes let the pressure cooker do a natural release, cooling until the pressure lowers enough that it can be opened safely.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Serve beans over a big bowl of rice topped with fresh pico de gallo and enjoy!


Serving: 1portion | Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 1101mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 3.2mg