gluten-free | dairy-free
+ dried navy beans + water + salt + bay leaf + uncooked bacon + yellow onion + garlic cloves + ketchup + maple syrup + spicy brown mustard + apple cider vinegar + molasses + liquid smoke (optional)
Add the dry beans, water, salt, and bay leaf to the Instant Pot. Lock the lid and cook on high for 25 minutes. Allow 15 minutes natural release.
Drain and rinse the beans. Select Saute setting and spray with cooking spray. Add chopped bacon and cook for 5-6 minutes or until crispy.
Remove bacon, add onions and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add garlic cook for another 30 seconds. Press cancel.
Add water, ketchup, maple syrup, mustard, vinegar, molasses, and liquid smoke (if using). Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Add the cooked beans and bacon back to the pot and stir. Lock the lid in place and cook for 10 minutes on high. Allow 10 minutes natural release. Remove llid, stir, and serve.
These Instant Pot Baked Beans are infused with rich, smoky flavor and just enough sweetness and taste like they were slow-cooked for hours.
A delicious side dish to enough with any meal!