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Basic Pressure-Cooker Beans

Tiffiny Felix
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Basic Technique
Servings 7 cups cooked beans.


  • 1 lb dry beans
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 tablespoon salt


  • Combine the dry beans, water, and salt in your pressure cooker; put on the lid and lock it down.
  • Bring to high pressure following the instructions for your unit, reduce the heat to maintain the pressure, and cook for 45-55 minutes. Let the pressure come down on it's own. Voila! Cooked beans.
Keyword beans, leave it at the store