Ham and Bean Soup in Bowl

Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup

Ham and Bean Soup is made in a fraction of the time with the help of the pressure cooker! This Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup is a delicious, easy, and hearty way to use a ham bone! 
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ham and Bean Soup, Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Pressure Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 183kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 2 cups dried white northern beans
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 ham bone or smoked ham hock
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 2 stalks celery thinly, sliced
  • 6 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 garlic cloves diced
  • 1 sprig of fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • Rinse the dried beans, sort your beans to check for any rocks. 
  • Add water, ham bone, beans, celery, tomato sauce, bay leaf, garlic, thyme, seasoned salt and pepper to Instant Pot. 
  • Place lid on pressure cooker and turn vent knob to sealed. Set cook time to 45 minutes on HIGH pressure. (Hit manual/pressure cook button and then use +/- keys to adjust time to 45 minutes).
  • After cook time has elapsed, let pressure release naturally. This can take 15-20 minutes. 
  • Open lid and remove ham bone, bay leaf, and thyme sprigs. 
  • Remove ham from bone and stir into soup. 
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 183 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 1125mg49%
Potassium 706mg20%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 380IU8%
Vitamin C 6.8mg8%
Calcium 62mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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