Power Soaking Red Kidney Beans

4 from 7 votes
DifficultySuper Easy
Cooking Method(s)
  • Instant Pot
IP Pressure LevelHigh
IP ProgramManual / Pressure Cook
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
0 minutes
Pressure Release
Total Time*
35 minutes
*The Total Cook Time is estimated since the time for a Full Natural Pressure Release varies depending on many variables including the food being cooked, the size of the pot, etc.
Recipe by: Valerie Cooper
The Instant Pot makes soaking beans so quick and easy. The next time you can't wait to soak beans over night, try this method.
Cuisine: American
Course: Main Course
Category: Beans


  • 1 lb red kidney beans
  • 2 tsps kosher salt
  • tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 cups water


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Nutrition Facts

While every effort is made to correctly calculate these nutritional facts, they should be used as general guidance as they may not be 100% accurate.

Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 503mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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