Instant Cheesy Bean Bake for the Instant Pot Duo Crisp or Air Fryer Lid | Official
By :Instant Pot Culinary Team
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It's no secret that the Instant Pot is the best thing for beans, but with the addition of an air fryer lid the bar has been raised. Pressure cooking makes quick work of cooking the beans, but topping the works with cheese and broiling takes this appetizer to the next level. Enjoy this Official recipe created by the Instant Pot Culinary Team.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
6 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic minced or thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 1/3 cups Dried beans (such as cannellini or Great Northern) or chickpeas or 1 lb (454 g) cooked beans
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 1/3 cups mozzarella coarsely grated
  • 1 1/3 cups mozzarella coarsely grated
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
6 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic minced or thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 1/3 cups Dried beans (such as cannellini or Great Northern) or chickpeas or 1 lb (454 g) cooked beans
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 1/3 cups mozzarella coarsely grated
  • 1 1/3 cups mozzarella coarsely grated
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Instructions
  1. Start by washing the beans, and then place them in an inner pot with 4 cups of cold water.
  2. Close the lid and make sure the pressure release handle is in the sealed position. Select Pressure Cook/Manual and set the cook time to 25 minutes on High pressure.
  3. Once the beans are cooked, Quick Release the pressure, take out the beans, then drain the water and set aside. Rinse the inner pot and then place it back into the Instant Pot.
  4. Select Sauté/strong> and toggle to High. Add the olive oil.
  5. After 20-25 seconds, add the minced garlic and fry the garlic until it is lightly golden (about 1 minute).
  6. Add the tomato paste, cook for 30 seconds, and give it a quick stir.
  7. Add the beans, water, pinch of salt and pepper and stir to combine them all together.
  8. Press the Cancel button.
  9. Sprinkle the cheese evenly over the top, and then close the pot with the air fry lid.
  10. Press Broil and set the time to 7 minutes.
  11. When it is done, serve it with toasted bread or nacho chips. (Optional: Sprinkle some chopped parsley or chives over the top)
Recipe Notes

You can finish the beans in the oven under the broiler if you don't have an Instant Pot Duo Crisp or an Air Fryer Lid.

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  1. Libby Adams
    Libby Adams says:

    Why is 1 1/3 cups cheese listed twice? And what water are we adding at #7? There is no other water listed in the recipe! I just released the pressure and I have no idea what amount of water I guess I am supposed to add with the cooked beans and tomato paste since none is listed. Help!

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