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Instant Pot Bacon Green Beans inside a black and white bowl on a plaid napkin

Instant Pot Bacon Green Beans

  • Author: Jenne Kopalek
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 Minutes
  • Total Time: 12 Minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Green beans with bacon and onion pressure cooked in the Instant Pot.


  • 5 slices bacon; thick cut, diced
  • 1 lb fresh green beans; ends trimmed
  • 1 white onion; halved and sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup broth; beef or vegetable is fine
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons garlic; optional on how much to use


  1. Add bacon to pot and set on saute mode. Cook until bacon is cooked then add broth to deglaze pot and help to come to pressure. 
  2. Add in onions, trimmed green beans, salt, garlic, and pepper. Place lid on pot. Set valve to seal position. Press pressure cook/manual/high pressure button and then set timer to 0 minutes for crisp green beans or 2 minutes for softer green beans. 
  3. Once the pot stops counting and beeps release the pressure by turning the valve to the unsealed position. Serve!


0 Minutes for crisper green beans. 2 Minutes for tender green beans.

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Gluten Free, Dairy free, Egg Free, Green Beans, Bacon, Instant Pot. Side Dish

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