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Instant Pot Pinto Beans with bacon

Instant Pot Pinto Beans

Instant Pot pinto beans cut out soaking and long cook times to make a wholesome side or main in a fraction of the time.
Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot pinto beans
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 194kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 16 ounces Dried pinto beans
  • 8 ounces Bacon cooked
  • 1 small Onion diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin
  • 1 tablespoon Chili powder
  • 5 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 14.5 ounce can Tomatoes & Green Chilies


  • Place beans, cooked bacon, onion, garlic, bay leaves, cumin, chili powder, chicken broth, and diced tomatoes in the Instant Pot and stir together.
  • Lock lid into place and turn the valve to SEALING.
  • Set to HIGH pressure 40 minutes.
  • When the timer goes off press cancel and do a natural release for 20 minutes.
  • Turn the valve to VENTING to release the remaining pressure.
  • Remove lid, and remove the bay leaves before stirring the beans.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Serving: 4ounces | Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 272mg | Potassium: 569mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 209IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 3mg