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Instant Pot Pinto Beans

These Instant Pot pinto beans are amazing! No soaking needed! Super easy! Once you try cooking pinto beans in the Instant Pot, you'll never want to have the canned ones!
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beans
Cooking Method: Instant Pot
Diet: Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 8
Calories: 196kcal
Author: MelanieCooks.com


  • 1 lb dry pinto beans rinsed
  • 6 cups water or chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp salt


  • Put all ingredients in the Instant Pot.  Close the lid and turn the valve to a Sealing position.  Press the "Pressure Cook" or "Manual" button and set the time to 60 minutes on High pressure.
  • When the Instant Pot is done cooking, quick release (QR) the steam.


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Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 12g | Sodium: 597mg | Potassium: 789mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2.9mg