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Instant Pot Garlic Ginger Green Beans

  • Author: Elaine VanVleck
  • Total Time: 14 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This easy recipe for instant pot garlic ginger green beans is a quick side dish. The recipe uses fresh green beans, onions and doesn't use bacon for a vegetarian option. There is no steamer basket required to pressure cook perfectly tender green beans with lots of flavor!



2 pounds Fresh Green Beans, ends removed
1 small Yellow Onion, chopped
2 Tbsp Minced Garlic
2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
1 Tbsp White Vinegar
3/4 cup Chicken Stock or Vegetable Stock
1 tsp Sea Salt
1 tsp Ground Ginger
1/2 tsp Coarse Ground Black Pepper


Add the green beans, onion, garlic, butter, vinegar, stock, salt, ginger and pepper to your instant pot. Stir to combine.

Put the lid on your instant pot and adjust to sealed.

Using the manual setting cook for 4 minutes. Let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes and then manually release the rest of the pressure.

Carefully remove the lid and dish the green beans out using a slotted spoon. Serve immediately white they are hot.


You can cut your green beans into bite size pieces before cooking or leave them whole. It will not affect the cooking time.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes
  • Category: Side Dish, Vegetables
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Gluten Free

Keywords: fresh green beans, quick, easy, side dish, onions, pressure cooker, no steamer basket, no bacon, tender, instant pot, vegetable