Pressure Cooker Southern Baked Beans
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Recipe type: Instant Pot
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound dried navy beans – soaked at least 8 hours
  • 8 slices thick cut bacon - roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 medium onion - finely chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper - diced
  • 3 cups unsalted chicken stock
  • ¼ cup 100% maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup molasses
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar - packed
  • ⅓ cup ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. water
Instructions
  1. Soak beans for at least 8 hours, preferably 24. Drain beans and rinse.
  2. Using sauté setting – cook bacon until almost crispy, then add onions, green peppers, and vinegar. Cook until onions and peppers are semi-soft and vinegar is evaporated, making sure to scrape up brown bits from bottom.
  3. Add beans, stock, maple syrup, molasses, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  4. Lock lid, close pressure valve, and set manual time for 60 minutes.
  5. Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to naturally release for 15 minutes. Then release remaining pressure and remove lid.
  6. In a small dish, combine cornstarch and 2 Tbsp. of water. Add salt and cornstarch mixture to pot. Switch to sauté setting and cook until desired consistency.
  7. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe by The Foodie Eats at http://thefoodieeats.com/pressure-cooker-southern-baked-beans/