Braised Green Beans Pressure Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Green-Bean


Braised Green Beans Pressure Cooker Recipe


SERVES 6 – Cooker: 5- to 7- quart – Time: 4 minutes at HIGH pressure

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large white onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 pounds older green beans, ends trimmed
  • 4 ripe plum tomatoes, seeded and diced, or 1 (14.5-ounce can) diced tomatoes in juice, drained
  • 1 cup water (for added flavor, you can sub some of water out for juice from the can of tomatoes, if using)
  • 2 tablespoons dry rose or white wine
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a 5- to 7-quart pressure cooker over medium-high heat, heat the oil
  2. Add the onion and cook, stirring a few times, until soft, about 3 minutes; do not brown
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds
  4. Add the green beans, tomatoes, water, and wine
  5. Close and lock the lid
  6. Set the burner heat to high
  7. When the cooker reaches HIGH pressure, reduce the burner heat as low as you can and still maintain HIGH pressure
  8. Set a timer to cook for 4 minutes
  9. Remove the pot from the heat
  10. Open the cooker with the Quick Release method
  11. Be careful of the steam as you remove the lid
  12. The green beans should be tender
  13. Season the beans to taste with salt and pepper
  14. Serve hot or at room temperature with a slotted spoon

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