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Southern Style Green Beans (Instant Pot)

Sue Lau
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 17 mins
Pressure Release Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 4


  • Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker


  • 1 pound fresh green beans trimmed
  • 3-1/2 ounces diced jowl bacon or fatty bacon
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium red onion (chopped)
  • 3 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun spice mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • hot sauce (optional; after cooking)


  • Set machine to saute function and brown the bacon, onion and garlic in the tablespoon of butter.
  • Add the chicken broth and spices, stirring to deglaze the bottom of cooker.
  • Add trimmed green beans.
  • Place cover on cooker and lock, setting valve closed.
  • Cook on manual/high for seven minutes.
  • Use the quick release and open lid only after steam has subsided completely.
  • Season with hot sauce to taste.


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Keyword green beans with bacon
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