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Instant Pot Green Beans is possibly the fastest way to cook fresh green beans! Within a few short minutes you can have bright green, crunchy and delicious green beans on your plate.

Instant Pot Green Beans

With delicious parmesan cheese topping these green beans after they’ve been cooked you can be sure that they’re going to taste great and look extra fancy. Despite looking fancy, the dish is as simple as it gets.

The hardest part of making these Instant Pot Green Beans is prepping the fresh green beans! Washing, trimming, and then removing any of those long strings that you may not want to eat takes longer than the actual cooking part and is the only hands-on work you’ll have to do.

Instant Pot Green Beans

If you enjoy making vegetables an easier part of dinner, this recipe is for you. Recipes like this one and my Instant Pot Broccoli were made to make vegetables simple, wholesome, and delicious. 

Green Beans

Instant Pot Green Beans Ingredients

  • 1 lb Green Beans
  • 2 Tbs Butter
  • 1 tsp Seasoned Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Parmesan Cheese
Instant Pot Green Beans

How to Make Instant Pot Green Beans

  • Wash and trim/string your Green Beans and then place them into a bowl
  • Melt the butter and drizzle it over the green beans
  • Sprinkle Seasoned salt on the Green Beans and toss to combine
  • Pour in 1 cup of water into the Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker
  • Place the Green Beans in the Steamer Basket
  • Set it to Pressure Cook Low or 0-2 minutes depending on how soft you like your Green Beans
  • Quick Release the pressure and remove the lid
  • Remove the green beans from the Steamer Basket and then place into a serving bowl
  • Top with freshly grated parmesan cheese
Instant Pot Green Beans

Can I roast Green Beans in the Oven?

Yes you can roast green beans in the oven (and they taste great that way too!) Check out my roasted green beans recipe if you’re looking for a way to do this!

Can you cook Green Beans in the Instant Pot

Yes you can cook green beans in the Instant Pot and there are numerous ways to do it including steaming, boiling, and sauteeing. This recipe is one of the simplest ways to do it!

Instant Pot Green Beans
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Can I use Frozen Green Beans?

Frozen green beans would work but may result in a slightly softer green bean than you’re looking for.

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Instant Pot Green Beans

This recipe is one of the fastest ways to enjoy freshly cooked green beans. Within a few short minutes you can have a flavorful plate of green beans that has you enjoying your vegetables and asking for more!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 min
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Green Beans, Steamed Green Beans
Servings: 6
Calories: 57kcal


  • 1 lb Green Beans
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Seasoned Salt
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Parmesan Cheese


  • Wash and trim/string Green Beans and place in a bowl
  • Melt Butter and drizzle over green beans
  • Sprinkle Seasoned salt on Green Beans and toss to combine
  • Pour 1 cup of water in Instant Pot / pressure cooker
  • Place Green Beans in Steamer Basket
  • Set to Pressure Cook Low or 0-2 minutes depending on how soft you like your Green Beans
  • Quick Release pressure and remove lid
  • Remove from Steamer Basket and place in serving bowl
  • Top with fresh grated parmesan cheese


Calories: 57kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 426mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 640IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg
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