Instant Pot Southern Green Beans with Potatoes and Bacon Instant Pot Southern Green Beans with Potatoes and Bacon

Instant Pot Southern Green Beans with Potatoes and Bacon

Blushing Belle

Instant Pot Bacon Green Beans with little Potatoes will be a hit during the holidays! Easy to make (only 20 minutes!) and is packed full of flavor.

Notes:

If you want your bacon to be crispy in the final dish, you will want to remove the bacon with a slotted spoon at this point and place on a paper towel to drain excess grease. Then continue with the directions. When the beans and potatoes are finished cooking in the Instant Pot, remove and then top with the crispy bacon you set aside in this step.

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Instant Pot Southern Green Beans with Potatoes and Bacon

By Brandie Skibinski

Instant Pot Southern Green Beans with Potatoes and Bacon

Ingredients

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Product Used

(you're also free to use any kind of potatoes!)

Blushing Belle

Blushing Belle

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Preparation

Slice bacon into 1/2-inch slices.

Turn on the ‘Sauté’ feature of a 6-quart (or larger) Instant Pot electric pressure cooker.

Add two tablespoons of oil to the bottom of the pot insert.

Add in sliced bacon. Cook and stir until bacon starts to turn light brown in color and lightly crispy.

Add in diced shallot. Season with salt and pepper and stir well. Once shallot has softened, stir in the minced garlic and turn off the ‘Sauté’ feature.

Pour in the water and scrape the bottom of the pot to de-glaze.

Add in green beans and potatoes and stir gently to combine.

Place the lid on the Instant Pot, taking care to lock it into place. Turn the steam release knob into the ‘Sealing’ position.

Press the ‘Pressure Cook’ button and adjust the time to five minutes on the high setting.

Pressure cooker will take about 10 minutes to come to pressure then it will begin counting down the cooking time.

When cooking is finished, do a quick pressure release (turning the steam release knob to ‘Venting’).

When ready to serve, gently pour it all into a large serving bowl. Beans should be soft and potatoes will be fork tender.

Step 1 out of 12

Slice bacon into 1/2-inch slices.

Step 2 out of 12

Turn on the ‘Sauté’ feature of a 6-quart (or larger) Instant Pot electric pressure cooker.

Step 3 out of 12

Add two tablespoons of oil to the bottom of the pot insert.

Step 4 out of 12

Add in sliced bacon. Cook and stir until bacon starts to turn light brown in color and lightly crispy.

Step 5 out of 12

Add in diced shallot. Season with salt and pepper and stir well. Once shallot has softened, stir in the minced garlic and turn off the ‘Sauté’ feature.

Step 6 out of 12

Pour in the water and scrape the bottom of the pot to de-glaze.

Step 7 out of 12

Add in green beans and potatoes and stir gently to combine.

Step 8 out of 12

Place the lid on the Instant Pot, taking care to lock it into place. Turn the steam release knob into the ‘Sealing’ position.

Step 9 out of 12

Press the ‘Pressure Cook’ button and adjust the time to five minutes on the high setting.

Step 10 out of 12

Pressure cooker will take about 10 minutes to come to pressure then it will begin counting down the cooking time.

Step 11 out of 12

When cooking is finished, do a quick pressure release (turning the steam release knob to ‘Venting’).

Step 12 out of 12

When ready to serve, gently pour it all into a large serving bowl. Beans should be soft and potatoes will be fork tender.

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