Recipe By Diana71
Published Mar 13th
Prep 10m Cook 55m Additional 20m Ready In 1h 25m
Servings 8 servings Calories 327.5

These baked beans are so delicious, you may end up eating them as your main dish instead of a side dish! They are packed with a savory, meaty flavor and are also great over rice.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon strips, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 6 ounces smoked sausage, diced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound dry black beans
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Cook bacon, sausage, onion, and garlic for 3 to 4 minutes. Pour in broth and scrape any browned bits of the bottom of the pot. Stir in beans, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Cancel saute mode. Close and lock the lid.
  2. 2 Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions and set timer for 40 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  3. 3 Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 20 minutes. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 327.5
  • Carbohydrate 37.7 g
  • Cholesterol 25.1 mg
  • Fat 10.7 g
  • Fiber 8.8 g
  • Protein 20.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.6 g
  • Sodium 1353.9 mg
  • Sugar 2.6 g


  1. These beans were still entirely whole and just barely soft. This was the first time I’ve done beans in my Instant Pot, so maybe I just prefer beans cooking on the stove for 10 hours. The recipe was a lot saltier than I’m used to as well, even with using low sodium chicken stock, I - Read more ...
  2. I actually made it in a mini crock pot. Very nice blend of black beans and baked beans. Takes at least 18 hours though.

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