Instant Pot Ham & Beans

Do you love ham and beans but do not want to spend all day cooking them? Follow this recipe for the Instant Pot for quick ham and beans.

Instant Pot Ham & Beans

Here is a quick recipe for ham and beans made easily in the Instant Pot.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 8 people


  • 32 ounces Pinto Beans Rinse and sort them.
  • 2 cups Leftover Ham You can use the ham bone in there too.
  • 2 cups Water maybe more or less. Covering beans about 2 inches.
  • 4 tablespoons Dried and Minced Onions
  • 1 dash Black Pepper
  • 1 dash Salt


  • You want to place the ham bone and ham in the Instant Pot. Add in your pinto beans as well and minced onion.
  • Add in the water, so that it is covering the beans and is about 2-inches above the beans. This could be 2 cups or you might need a bit more or less.
  • Close the lid on the Instant Pot and seal the valve. Put on "Manual" high pressure for 60 minutes.
  • Allow for a natural release when the timer is up. You can then quick release the rest of the pressure.
  • Serve with warm corn bread if you wish.

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