Mama’s Favorite  Instant Pot Cowboy Beans Recipe

This Instant Pot Cowboy Beans recipe has all the makings of a hearty meal and is super easy to make in your Instant Pot.

This recipe uses spicy red chili or kidney beans, so it can be treated like a chili would even though its a little bit different.


Lean ground beef Olive oil Spicy red chili or kidney beans Small yellow onion Garlic BBQ sauce Ketchup Worcestershire sauce Hot sauce

Set your Instant Pot to the sauté function. Add the olive oil and allow to heat up. Add garlic and onions and cook 2-3 minutes or until garlic is fragrant.

Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink.

Add hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce,  and ketchup to  Instant Pot.

Add BBQ sauce. Add beans and mix everything together.

Close and lock the lid on the Instant Pot and make sure the vent is closed. Set Instant Pot to 10 minutes.

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