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 243 kcal
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


  1. Rinse the black beans until water to clean them.
  2. 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.
  3. After 45 minutes let the pressure cooker do a natural release, cooling until the pressure lowers enough that it can be opened safely.
  4. Salt to taste.
  5. Serve beans over a big bowl of rice topped with fresh pico de gallo and enjoy!