Instant Pot Green Beans With Mushrooms And Bacon

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recipe by Carrie Forrest

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These green beans taste just like the ones my grand-mother made during my childhood in the Midwest. I’ve made it easier and healthier than her recipe, though, adding mushrooms and using just a few slices of bacon to add a salty and smoky flavor. The green beans need only 2 minutes of cooking time at high pressure, making this recipe a snap.

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recipe updated Sep 15, 2020


  • Bacon icon
    4 slices
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    1 (about 6 g)
  • Button mushroom icon
    Button mushroom
    227 g (about 7 ½)
  • Low sodium vegetable broth icon
    Low sodium vegetable broth
    1 cup (about 253.01 g)
  • Green beans icon
    Green beans
    454 g (about 3 ¾ cups)
  • Lemon icon
    ½ (about 29 g)
  • Balsamic vinegar icon
    Balsamic vinegar
    1 tbsp (about 16.5 g)


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

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat until hot - Sauté, Normal
  2. Add bacon, garlic clove and button mushroom to the inner pot
  3. Sauté until browned - approx 6 min
  4. Add low sodium vegetable broth to the inner pot
  5. Deglaze with a wooden spoon
  6. Add green beans to the inner pot
  7. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  8. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 2 min
  9. Release pressure -
  10. Then add lemon and balsamic vinegar to the inner pot
  11. Stir until combined
  12. Serve immediately
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