Pressure Cooker Green Beans with Bacon is a quick, low carb, nutritious dish that can be eaten either as a side dish or as your main low carb meal. Just beans, bacon, and a few seasonings make this a fast and easy dish in your Instant Pot.
This recipe for Pressure Cooker Green beans with Bacon is one of those non-recipe recipes. What I mean by that is that it’s something I made when I just really don’t have the energy, either physically or mentally, to make something elaborate.
Given that it’s quick, nutritious, tasty and low-carb, plus something I can either eat as a side dish or as my main meal, I find myself making it quite often.
The reason I call this a no-recipe recipe is that I basically throw things in a pot and hope for the best. I have other recipes like this such as my sausage and kale recipe, or my quick 10-minute lunch with cabbage.
EQUIPMENT & INGREDIENTS YOU MAY NEED TO MAKE PRESSURE COOKER GREEN BEANS WITH BACON
- Instant Pot Mini Duo or Instant Pot 6 quart or Instant Pot 8 Quart
- Measuring cups
- Measuring Spoons
- Cutting Board (my fav one)
- Good set of Kitchen knives
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Pressure Cooker Green Beans with Bacon
Pressure Cooker Green Beans with Bacon is a quick, low carb, nutritious dish that can eaten either as a side dish, or as your main low carb meal. Just beans, bacon, and a few seasonings make this a fast and easy dish in your Instant Pot.
- 1 cup onion diced
- 5 slices bacon diced
- 6 cups green beans cut in half
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 cup water
You could either put all the ingredients in the pressure cooker in the order listed, or you could follow the steps below.
Turn your Instant Pot or pressure cooker on Sauté, and follow the steps in this order.
Cut up the bacon and put it in the hot pressure cooker.
Start dicing the onion and put it in as you cut it.
Stir the bacon and onions and start cutting up the green beans.
Add the beans, water, salt and pepper to the pot.
Cook on high pressure for 4 minutes, and release all pressure immediately.
Taste and add salt and pepper as needed before serving.