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Instant Pot Refried Beans in a white dish topped with cheese
Instant Pot Refried Beans
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Natural pressure release
20 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins

Make these Instant Pot Refried Beans - a Mexican side dish classic - that you can make in a little over an hour. Save time and still get the delicious flavors you love with refried beans but with real food ingredients.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: instant pot beans, refried beans
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 170 kcal
Author: Don't Mess With Mama
  1. Add all ingredients to inner pot.

  2. Turn pressure valve to sealed. 

  3. Set on manual pressure for 45 minutes. 

  4. After a 20-minute natural release, do a quick release to let out remaining pressure. 

  5. Reserve 1 cup liquid, drain the beans and then discard the ham hock. 

  6. Use an immersion blender or food processor to blend beans, and add in reserved liquid as needed to reach desired consistency.  

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Refried Beans
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 374mg16%
Potassium 603mg17%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 5g21%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 5.4mg7%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.