No-Soak Instant Pot Chili


  • 1-2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 16-oz bag dried red kidney beans
  • 1 onion
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 4 cups broth
  • 3 T chili powder
  • 1-2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp cumin optional
  • 6 cups diced tomatoes
  • 2-3 cups water
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place the 4 cups of broth and the dry kidney beans into the pot of your Instant Pot
  2. Add 2 T of chili powder and salt and pepper

  3. Place the lid on your pot and press the beans/chili button. The timer should read 30 minutes. Allow it to come to pressure and cook.
  4. While the beans are cooking, saute beef with onion and garlic
  5. When the timer beeps, do a quick release and open up the pot

    Add the meat, tomatoes, water, oregano, cumin, and the additional 1T of chili powder and stir well.

  6. At this point your pot should be quite full. Close up the Instant Pot again and hit the chili/beans button once more. Allow it to come to pressure and cook.
  7. Do a quick release when the chili has finished cooking.

    Serve with cheese, chips, crackers or plain- what ever you like to put on your chili!