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instant pot red beans and rice

Easy Instant Pot Red Beans & Rice

  • Yield: 6 to 8 1x


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb dry red kidney beans
  • 1 lb andouille sausage, sliced
  • 4 cups broth
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Cooked white rice, for serving
  • Green onions, for topping


  1. Turn Instant Pot on Saute, add oil & sausage and cook until browned, remove & set aside.
  2. Add veggies to Instant Pot (may need extra oil, add 1 Tbsp as needed), saute for 3 minutes.
  3. Turn Instant Pot off, then place all ingredients into Instant Pot.
  4. Seal, turn on Manual (High) for 30 minutes, allow to naturally release for at least 20 minutes (if you have more time, let it naturally release longer)!
  5. Serve over rice, top with green onions, enjoy!