Instant Pot Frijoles Borrachos (Drunken Beans)

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recipe by Instant Pot Recipe Collection Cookbook

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    36mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    248

Frijoles Borrachos (Drunken Beans)

Inspired by: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/frijoles-borrachos-drunken-beans/

recipe updated Feb 4, 2020

Ingredients

  • Bacon icon
    Bacon
    6 slices (None)
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    1 (140g)
  • Jalapeño pepper icon
    Jalapeño pepper
    3 (42g)
  • Fresh garlic icon
    Fresh garlic
    1 tbsp (8g)
  • Dried pinto beans icon
    Dried pinto beans
    2¼ cups
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantro
    about ¼ cup (7g)
  • Dried oregano icon
    Dried oregano
    1 tbsp (2g)
  • Dark mexican beer icon
    Dark mexican beer
    1 cup (240g)
  • Canned diced tomatoes icon
    Canned diced tomatoes
    397g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    about ¾ teaspoon (4g)
  • Water icon
    Water
    1 cup (240ml)

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Heat - Sauté, Normal
  2. Add bacon to the inner pot
  3. Cook until crispy
  4. Drain off all but 2 tablespoons drippings.
  5. Add onion to the inner pot
  6. Cook until softened while stirring occasionally - approx 3 min
  7. Add jalapeño pepper, fresh garlic and dried oregano to the inner pot
  8. Cook - approx 1 min
  9. Stir dark mexican beer into the inner pot
  10. Deglaze with a wooden spoon
  11. Stir canned diced tomatoes, salt, dried pinto beans and water into the inner pot
  12. Cancel - Sauté
  13. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  14. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 22 min
  15. Natural release - 10 min
  16. Quick release
  17. Cancel - Keep warm
  18. Heat - Sauté, Normal
  19. Cook - 3 min
  20. Mash slightly with potato masher until creamy
  21. Stir cilantro into the inner pot
  22. Serve
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