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bonnie's no soak navy beans and ham

(1 rating)
Recipe by
BonniE !
Cottonwood, CA

This method of cooking dried beans and ham in the electric pressure cooker is as easy as can be. The beans are always tender perfect in one hour without any soaking....and gas free!

(1 rating)
yield 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot

Ingredients For bonnie's no soak navy beans and ham

  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups ham chunks and the hambone from precooked pork butt ham
  • 2 cups dried small navy or great northern beans
  • 1 medium carrot diced
  • ¼ medium onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

How To Make bonnie's no soak navy beans and ham

  • 1
    Rinse and pick over beans. Place ingredients in pressure cooker pot in the order given.
  • 2
    .Add the beans and carrots
  • 3
    .Add the onions and olive oil
  • electric pressure cooker
    Set pressure cooker (I used an electric pressure cooker) on LOW PRESSURE for one hour. Then let the steam release gradually on its own.
  • 5
    I used a pork butt ham bone. Lots of wonderful, flavorful broth for ham and beans as a side dish, main entrée, or a delicious soup.
  • 6
    .Pair with cornbread. We had my Spanish Cornbread.
  • 7
    Here is how it looks!
  • 8