Instant Pot Beans and Franks
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Instant Pot Beans and Franks

Easy homemade Instant Pot beans and franks recipe that you and your kids will love. No soaking required to make this recipe and it is not only a great meal but a fun side dish too. If you're looking for a pressure cooker dish to take to a barbecue or potluck this is a great one.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: barbecue, beans, franks, hot dogs, instant pot, no soak, pressure cooker
Servings: 8
Calories: 438kcal
Author: The Typical Mom



  • Rinse dry pinto beans and put into Instant Pot with water.
  • Close lid and steam valve and push beans button, normal temp. for 60 minutes.
  • Do a natural release, drain liquid, set beans aside.
  • Turn IP to saute normal and add diced onion and bacon with a little olive oil, cook until onions soften and bacon is 1/2-3/4 of the way cooked. Turn IP off.
  • Add other ingredients listed (except for hot dogs and cooked beans in a bowl and whisk together well.
  • Add beans back into your Instant Pot and pour liquid molasses mixture you made on top, fold all ingredients together. (if you want a lot of sauce just double the sauce recipe)
  • Put lid on and close steam valve again and push bean button, normal temp, for 20 minutes.
  • Quick release, add sliced hot dogs, fold in gently and put lid back on for 10 final minutes on bean setting, normal temp.
  • Serve immediately for best results!


Serving: 4oz | Calories: 438kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 1056mg | Potassium: 948mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 4.3mg