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Instant Pot Green Bean Recipe

Instant Pot Green Bean Recipe with salty bacon, onions and garlic. Southern-style green beans using your pressure cooker. A simple and flavorful side dish that takes only minutes to make!
Course Vegetables and Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 128kcal
Author Deb Clark
Cost $6


  • 2 lbs. fresh green beans
  • 2 slices bacon thick cut
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube


  • Wash the green beans, snap off the stem end.
  • Dice the bacon, set the pressure cooker to saute and cook for five minutes.
  • Mince the garlic and dice the onions. Add them to the bacon, continue to saute for another five minutes until the onions are tender and caramelized.
  • Next pour in water, add bouillon cube and the green beans, seal the pressure cooker.
  • Set to manual and timer to 0, quick release at the end.


Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 540mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1565IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 2mg