Homemade Baked Beans

Instant Pot Baked Beans Recipe

Old fashioned maple baked beans made from dried beans in the pressure cooker. These delicious baked beans are a staple for summer gatherings. 
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Baked Beans
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
NPR: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 185kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 1 pound dried navy beans or pinto beans
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 2 cups tomato juice low sodium
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried mustard
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 onion minced
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup water or vegetable stock if your beans are not pre-soaked


  • If using soaked beans, soak beans overnight in cold water. Drain beans and then add to inner pot of instant pot. 
  • Add in remaining ingredients, mix together and place lid on instant pot. 
  • Set on high pressure for 40 minutes if beans were soaked, 70 minutes if beans were not soaked. 
  • Let pressure release naturally and then serve. 


  • If your tomato juice is not low-sodium, decrease the seasoned salt from 2 teaspoons to 1 teaspoon. 
  • You can soak your beans overnight if you like, the beans will be softer and similar texture to if you are using canned beans. 
  • If you don't have maple syrup, you can instead use brown sugar or honey.  
  • If your family is opposed to chopped onions, omit the onions and add in 2 teaspoons dried onion powder.
  • If you use water in place of the apple juice, you will need to double or triple your maple syrup or sweetener of choice.
  • It is really important to let your instant pot release pressure naturally when cooking beans. 
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Baked Beans Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 185
% Daily Value*
Sodium 442mg 18%
Potassium 678mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 13g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 5.3%
Vitamin C 11.9%
Calcium 7.7%
Iron 13.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.