Pressure Cooker Refried Beans - Instant Pot

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Aug. 22, 2015

You can make refried beans in a pressure cooker. It is easy to do. I am making refried beans in my Instant pot.


Bacon drippings/Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
Chopped yellow onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cilantro stems 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped
Cumin 1 Teaspoon
Chipotle powder 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dry pinto beans 1 Pound , sorted
Water 4 1/2 Cup (72 tbs)
Salt To Taste



In a pot, heat bacon, add in the onions and cilantro stems; sauté until the onions are translucent.

Season with cumin and chipotle powder. Stir in spices. Add sorted beans and water. Pressure cook for 40 minutes. Allow pressure cooker to release naturally, about 20 minutes. Taste beans and season with salt.

Mash the beans if desire.



Serve with some bread. 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 4