Instant Pot Black Beans | Cuban Style or Plain
Instant Pot Black Beans | Cuban Style or Plain
  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 1 hr 15 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    The best way to make black beans in the Instant Pot. Easy method that requires no soaking and no draining of the beans. Recipe includes options to make the black beans Cuban, or keep them plain and use for any recipe that calls for canned black beans.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound dried black beans  (about 2 cups, no need to soak)
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 small yellow onion (diced)
    • 1 green bell pepper (cored, seeded, and diced)
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 3 cloves garlic (minced (about 1 tablespoon))
    • 3 cups water
    • Optional for serving: diced avocados (jalapeno, red onion, cilantro, cherry tomatoes)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 19 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 2%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.93%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 325 mg 13.55%
    • Calcium: 15 mg 1.45%
    • Potassium: 59 mg 1.68%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.23%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 2 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.24%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 1.99%
    • Vitamin C 34.06%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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