Ninja Foodi green beans and bacon has never been easier to make! Steaming vegetables is the best way to maintain vitamins and color. Try it this week.
Ninja Foodi green beans and bacon is the perfect quick and easy side dish. Cooked perfectly every time in just 2 minutes you’ll be able to cook fresh vegetables in no time at all now. This and more Ninja Foodi recipes here. (affiliate links present)
How do you prep fresh green beans?
First, you’re going to wash them. All produce picked right out of the fields, or store bought should be rinsed well to remove debris.
- Then cut off the ends, they don’t taste good.
- To make eating them easier, most recipes call for you to slice them in half.
- We follow this method to make our Instant Pot green bean casserole too.
Wondering how long do you pressure cook green beans?
- Not long on high pressure at all!!
- Cook time will depend slightly on how soft you like them.
- I don’t like them as soft as if I were to open a can of them so 2 minutes is perfect for us.
- We are using fresh green beans too which is ideal, frozen just isn’t right if you ask me.
Wondering is it better to boil or steam green beans?
Steaming green beans is better than boiling because it prevents the beans from overcooking. It also preserves the vibrant green color, and maintains the vitamins within.
Can you can vegetables in an electric pressure cooker?
It is said to not be safe to do this actually. Instant Pot site states specifically that canning in a pressure cooker is not safe. The temperature doesn’t get hot enough to adequately kill all bacteria so it’s best to use a traditional method on the stovetop.
Can you cook beans in an Instant Pot or Ninja Foodi?
- If you’re looking to cook actual legumes in your pot you should use this cooking times for beans printout.
- Some may prefer to pre-soak your beans, if so reduce cook time by 10 minutes.
- Never fill your inner pot of your pressure cooker more than 1/2 full when cooking beans.
Ingredients you will need:
- Fresh green beans
- I haven’t tried frozen green beans, they’re not my preference
- Salt and pepper
- Vegetable broth
- Olive oil
Did you know you can use all Instant Pot recipes and make them in your Foodi too? You can!
Want more Ninja Foodi recipes?
If you want to make air fryer vegetables instead you can. They will come out crispier on the outside rather than just very tender using the pressure cook function.
Ninja Foodi Green Beans
- Put Foodi on saute mode and add olive oil, bacon and diced onions. Cook until bacon is cooked. Then turn pot off.
- Add cut fresh green beans into pot with your broth or water (broth is better), stir. Season with salt and pepper on top.
- Close pressure cooker lid and steam valve and cook on high pressure for 2 minutes. (if you like really soft beans set to 3 min)
- Do a quick release and remove, serve!