instant pot baked beans in square white bowls

Homemade Baked Beans in the Instant Pot

These sweet and savory homemade baked beans give you all the flavor you love in baked beans, with the ease of the Instant Pot.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baked beans recipe, how to make baked beans, instant pot recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 247 kcal
Author Claudie Evert


  • 1 pound dried navy beans rinsed and sorted
  • 4 ½ cups water
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • ¼ cup organic brown sugar
  • 1 onion chopped
  • ¼ pound bacon or salt pork cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in electric pressure cooker. (Instant Pot is just one brand.)

    ingredients for baked beans in an instant pot
  2. Seal pressure valve and lock lid in place.

  3. Set the cooker to manual and cook at 90 minutes on high pressure.

  4. Do a quick release, stir and serve.

    baked beans with a wooden spoon stirring them

Recipe Notes

For a vegetarian baked bean option, simply replace the bacon with a teaspoon of liquid smoke.