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pressure cooker vegetarian cacciatore

Instant Pot vegetarian cacciatore with white beans

Instant Pot vegetarian cacciatore recipe! This delicious pressure cooker vegan cacciatore is made with white beans and ready in under an hour. AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword instant pot, pressure cooker, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Soaking time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 5 servings
Calories 258 kcal
Author Trish Bozeman

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried great northern beans*
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 5 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • can diced tomatoes 15oz can
  • ½ Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • ½ Tbsp chopped fresh sage leaves
  • ½ Tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp dry red wine
  • ½ cup pitted green or black olives
  • chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Start by quick soaking your beans. Heat them with 3 cups water in a sauce pan until boiling. Rapid boil fo 2 minutes, then remove from heat. Let sit 1 hour. Strain and rinse. Or soak overnight on the counter.

  2. Start the saute function of your Instant Pot on normal and heat the olive oil. Add the onion and saute until starting to brown, 5 minutes. Add the celery, mushrooms, and garlic and saute until softened, stirring often, 5 minutes. Add the tomato paste, diced tomatoes, rosemary, sage, thyme, and soaked beans. Give a good stir and VERY generously season with salt. Season with pepper. Hit cancel on the Instant Pot, put the lid on, and make sure the sealing valve is pointing to "sealing."

  3. Start the pressure cook function at high pressure for 15 minutes. When the timer goes off, let naturally release for 5 minutes, then manually release the pressure. 

  4. Open the lid and start the saute function on normal again. Add the wine and the olives and saute, stirring often, until thickened, 5-10 minutes.

  5. Turn off the Instant Pot and season to taste with salt and pepper. You may need a lot of salt. 

  6. Serve with mashed potatoes, pasta, or polenta and top with fresh parsley. 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

*See notes above about using canned beans

The cook time includes the time it takes for the Instant Pot to come to pressure and naturally release pressure. In a 6-quart Instant Pot, this takes 7 minutes to come to pressure.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot vegetarian cacciatore with white beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 258 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 260mg11%
Potassium 929mg27%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 12g48%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Vitamin C 7.3mg9%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.