Pressure Cooker Ham and Beans2021-08-20
- Cuisine: American
- Course: Main Dish
- Skill Level: Beginner
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- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 10m
- Ready In: 20m
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This information is per serving.
Saturated Fat2.4 g
Trans Fat3.4 g
Unsaturated Fat0.9 g
Pressure cooker ham and beans are the perfect combinations for a quick, healthy meal. This no-fuss dish is made with canned ham and two cans of beans.
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Pressure cookers have many benefits for home cooks. They can be used to cook vegetables in just minutes and make soups in just minutes. Pressure cookers also help to preserve food by cooking it at high temperatures without adding any water or fat.
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Are there any health benefits of cooking ham or beans this way?
This is a question that has been discussed by many people. There are many ways to cook beans or ham, but the way that is most popularly used today is cooking them in the pressure cooker. This process can help make the beans or ham more tender and less time-consuming.
There are some health benefits of cooking ham or beans in this way, such as reducing the amount of sodium and fat in your diet. However, there are also some risks associated with this cooking process, such as the increased risk of food poisoning and increased risk of carcinogens like heterocyclic amines (HCAs).
– Reduction of sodium – – Reduction of fat
– Reduced risk for food poisoning
– Health risks:
– Increased risk for food poisoning — the Increased risk for carcinogens like HCAs -This is a question that has been discussed by many people. There are many ways to cook beans or ham, but the way that is most popularly used today is cooking them in the pressure cooker. This process can help make the beans or ham more tender and less time-consuming.
Pressure Cooker Ham and Beans
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- 1/3 cup light or dark molasses
- 1/3 cup (80 ml) ketchup
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 3 cups (750 ml) water
- 1 medium white onion, peeled and finely chopped
- 2 cups Southern pinto beans, soaked and drained
- 8 oz (240 g) ham, diced
- sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
- chopped green onion for garnish
In a pressure cooker, combine molasses, ketchup, brown sugar, Dijon mustard, and water. Stir well to dissolve sugar and molasses. Add remaining ingredients, except seasoning. Mix to evenly coat beans with the mixture.
Close the pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 10 minutes.
Using the Quick Release method, bring pressure to normal. Carefully unlock and open the lid, and let stand for 15 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper. Sprinkle with chopped green onions. Serve immediately.
posted by Judy on November 14, 2021
How long do you soak the beans”
posted by Slava Bond on November 14, 2021
Hi, let them soak for at least 4 hours or up to 12 hours. Regards