Instant Pot Black Bean Soup Slow Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Slow-Cooker


Instant Pot Black Bean Soup Slow Cooker Recipe


Serves 4

Active Time 15 minutes

Pressure/Manual (High) Natural/Quick Release

  • 1 cup dried black beans
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ bunch fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ cup chopped scallions, for garnish


  1. In the Instant Pot, combine the beans, broth, bacon, onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, garlic, cilantro, salt, oregano, thyme, cumin, and bay leaves
  2. Stir well to combine
  3. Secure the lid on the pot
  4. Close the pressure-release valve
  5. Select MANUAL and set the pot at HIGH pressure for 45 minutes
  6. At the end of the cooking time, allow the pot to sit undisturbed for 10 minutes, then release any remaining pressure
  7. Using an immersion blender, puree some of the soup to thicken it while leaving some beans intact
  8. Garnish with the scallions and serve

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