Instant Pot Green Beans recipe will make your holiday meal planning so easy. Not only are these southern style green beans delicious but they only take 5 minutes to pressure cook.

Instant Pot Green Beans

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 Minutes
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 Servings 1x
  • Category: Instant Pot Recipe
  • Method: Pressure Cooker
  • Cuisine: American


Use a Instant Pot pressure cooker to cut back on the time it takes to cook your favorite side dish recipes like these Easy Instant Pot Green Beans. Quick pressure cooker fresh green beans with bacon and onions are delicious.



  • 2 to 3 lbs fresh green beans, washed and ends trimmed
  • 6 oz thick cut bacon cut into small cubes
  • 1 small onion, peeled and minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup of water or chicken broth


  • Open the Instant Pot electric pressure cooker and remove the steam basket and set it aside. We will not be using the steam basket for this recipe.
  • Place all of the ingredients into the bottom of the pressure cooker.
  • Place the lid on the Instant Pot and make sure it is locked into place.
  • Close the steam valve.
  • Press the steam button, adjust the heat setting to normal if needed.
  • Set the timer to 2 minutes.
  • When the timer goes off using a long wooden spoon carefully push the steam valve to the open position and quick release the steam pressure.
  • Once the steam is gone releasing carefully open the lid allowing any steam to release away from your face and body.
  • Place the cooked green beans in a serving bowl to serve.
  • Makes about 8-10 servings.


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 91

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