Warm and cozy, Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole is a Holiday recipe tradition. Topped with French Fried Onions, this is a must have recipe on the Thanksgiving dinner table. And the best part… this recipe does not use cream of mushroom soup. It’s delicious made from scratch sauce is fantastic and a crowd pleaser.

Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
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Make this recipe with fresh green beans or frozen green beans for tasty results that everyone loves. Using the Instant Pot electric Pressure Cooker on high pressure will cook up this timeless classic in no time.

To crisp the top and heat the french fried onions pour into baking dish and place under broiler for 1 to 2 minutes. It’s just that simple.

Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole recipes are all very similar but I have a few tips and tricks so you can enjoy this side dish classic recipe.

Shopping List

Green Beans: Frozen French Green Beans or Fresh are perfect

Cream Sauce: Heavy Whipping Cream, Cream Cheese, Chicken Broth, Butter

Vegetables: Shallot, Mushrooms and Garlic

Additional Ingredients: Cooked Bacon Crumbles and Parmesan Cheese

How to make Green Bean Casserole Instant Pot

Gather all the ingredients needed along with a baking dish. See additional notes for making recipe with fresh green beans in recipe card.

Set Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker to Saute and wait for the front panel to read “Hot”. Melt 1 tablespoon butter and add diced mushrooms and diced shallot.

Saute until mushrooms and shallot are tender and add minced garlic. Deglaze Instant Pot so you do not get a burn notice by adding broth. Use a Flat wooden spoon to scrape any stuck bits off the bottom.

Instant Pot sauteed Mushrooms and Shallot

Add frozen green beans, and remaining butter. Pour heavy cream on top and place cream cheese on top.

Set Pressure Cooker to 3 Minutes on High Pressure. Release the pressure with a quick release and open lid. Stir green beans with softened cream cheese. Add crumbled bacon and stir to combine.

Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole

Sprinkle parmesan cheese and stir. This gives flavor as well as will thicken sauce. Salt and Pepper to taste.

Pour casserole into a baking dish and top with French Fried Onions. Place in oven under broiler for 1-2 minutes or until crispy. These will cook quickly. Stay by oven and watch.

Green Bean Casserole Instant Pot

Green Bean Casserole using Fresh Green Beans in Instant Pot

Wash and remove strings from Green Beans by snipping ends and pulling string down edges. Cut green beans into bite size pieces about 2-3inches in length.

Follow directions except cook for 5 minutes. Quick release pressure and follow remaining directions.

Why is my green bean casserole runny?

Initially when making Green Bean Casserole in the Instant Pot the sauce can appear runny. Allowing the casserole to cool will help thicken the sauce along with adding Parmesan Cheese to help thicken sauce.

Can you Freeze Green Bean Casserole?

Leftover Green Bean Casserole can be frozen for up to 6 months when tightly sealed.

Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole

How long does Green Bean Casserole stay good in refrigerator?

Green Bean Casserole will stay good when properly stored in refrigerator for about 4 days. Reheat single servings using the microwave.

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Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner Recipe Ideas

When planning a large meal it’s always important to make sure you have enough food and a variety of side dishes. I’m here to help with some of my favorites. A delicious Instant Pot Sweet Mashed Potatoes recipe is always welcome on the table. Dress it up with toasted marshmallows and cinnamon for a holiday treat.

Skillet Corn tastes sweet and is creamy through and through. Always a favorite recipe if you ask me. But a new favorite has to be Sourdough Stuffing made with fresh herbs. Oh it’s good.

I also have a favorite Instant Pot Ham recipe that can be made with a sweet honey glaze or a delicious mustard glaze too.

Let’s not forget pies! Here are all my pies found in one place to make it easy just for you. What is YOUR Favorite? I love pecan, sour cream lemon, and Peanut Butter Chocolate no bake pie. Delish!

Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole
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Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole

Warm and cozy, Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole is a Holiday recipe tradition. Topped with French Fried Onions, this is a must have recipe on the Thanksgiving dinner table.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 271kcal

Ingredients

  • 20 ounces Green Beans Frozen
  • 1 Shallot Diced
  • 4 ounces Mushrooms Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Butter Divided
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 4 ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 Cup Bacon Crumbles
  • 1 1/2 Cup French Fried Onions
  • Salt and Pepper To Taste

Instructions

  • Set Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker to Saute and wait for the front panel to read “Hot”. Melt 1 tablespoon butter and add diced mushrooms and diced shallot.
  • Saute until mushrooms and shallot are tender and add minced garlic. Deglaze Instant Pot so you do not get a burn notice by adding broth. Use a Flat wooden spoon to scrape any stuck bits off the bottom.
  • Add frozen green beans, and remaining butter. Pour heavy cream on top and place cream cheese on top.
  • Set Pressure Cooker to 3 Minutes on High Pressure. Release the pressure with a quick release and open lid.
  • Stir green beans with softened cream cheese. Add crumbled bacon and stir to combine.
  • Sprinkle parmesan cheese and stir. This gives flavor as well as will thicken sauce. Salt and Pepper to taste.
  • Pour casserole into a baking dish and top with French Fried Onions. Place in oven under broiler for 1-2 minutes or until crispy. These will cook quickly. Stay by oven and watch.

Nutrition

Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 426mg | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1302IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 1mg
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