Pressure Cooker Black Beans (makes 8 cups)

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 40 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free

gluten free


  • 1 pound dry black beans
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch cilantro stems and/or leaves, tied together with butcher\\'s twine
  • 7 cups water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar


1. Combine the first 6 ingredients in a pressure cooker and, following the manufacturer’s directions, cover and lock the lid and cook on high pressure for 40 minutes.
2. Allow the steam to release completely (again, following manufacturer’s directions) before opening the pressure cooker lid.
3. Stir in the balsamic vinegar and serve.