Pressure Cooker Butter Beans with Beer and Bacon

Butter beans cooked with beer and topped with bacon are cooked in the pressure cooker producing a hearty side dish.

Place beans into a large container and cover with several inches of cool water; let stand 8 hours to overnight. Place bacon in the open pressure cooker and cook over medium-high heat, turning...


  • 1 pound dried large lima beans (butter beans)
  • 1 pound bacon
  • 4 cups water, or more as needed
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

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