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This Instant Pot Ham and Beans recipe has all the flavor but are much quicker to make with little prep work, including no soaking of beans needed. Ham and beans are one of those classics that brings back those memories of Grandma and days gone by.
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Instant Pot Ham and Beans

This Instant Pot Ham and Beans recipe has all the flavor but are much quicker to make with little prep work, including no soaking of beans needed. Ham and beans are one of those classics that brings back those memories of Grandma and days gone by.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant pot ham and beans
Servings: 6
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 16 oz. dried Great Northern Beans
  • 1 leftover ham bone preferably with a generous amount of meat still on the bone or 1 ham hock
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 2 celery stalks diced
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 8 cups chicken broth or water or a mixture
  • 2 Tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

Instructions

  • Rinse and drain dried beans. Pick over and discard any broken or shrivel beans. You do not need to presoak beans.
  • Add all ingredients to the electric pressure cooker cooking pot.
  • Cover and lock lid.
  • Select high pressure, and set timer for 35 minutes.
  • When done cooking, let pressure release naturally.
  • Remove lid and remove ham bone. Pull off any ham that is clinging to the bone and add back to the beans. Also check to see if the beans are fully cooked.
  • If they are not, set cooker to simmer and allow to cook with the lid removed until the desired doneness.
  • Serve with corn bread, if desired.