This pressure cooker chili is a one pot meal made with items you can find in any pantry. The black beans add depth and the lentils add a little spice – the mushrooms tie everything together into savory, satisfying dish.
Creamy Split Pea and Bacon Soup
Split peas are the pressure cooker's forbidden food - too thick and foamy to be cooked without a care. Here's my version of this classic American soup and a list of precautions to cook this...
Sweet Potato and Black-eyed Peas One-pot-meal
The black-eyed peas boil in the base of the pressure cooker, while their cooking liquid steams the potatoes above – making this a delicious and healthy one pot meal!
VIDEO: Red Bean and Turkey Chili
This chili is light on the fat but heavy on the flavor and satisfaction because although we use a very lean meat it’s paired with flavorful beans.
TART! Pressure cooking beans with acidic ingredients (plus recipe)
Until a couple of years ago I pressure cooked every recipe with an acidic ingredient twice. First, I pressure cooked the beans and then I added the “offending” ingredients and pressure cooked everything again to infuse
Got soy milk? Make it in the pressure cooker!
Make delicious ivory silky soy milk at home in minutes (after a day or two of soaking the beans) and without using any special equipment - other than your pressure cooker!
Making your own...
Borlotti Bean Brownie Cake – for the LOVE of beans!
This chocolate dessert is made almost completely out of beans - the pressure cooker cooks the beans and then steams their batter to transform them into a cake.
The cake holds together quite...
Lentil Risotto – peasant cooking under pressure
This dish is satisfying, healthy, filling and one of my husband's favorites! Italians make this dish by cooking lentils and then making a white risotto and mixing it all together before serving....
SPILL the beans! Pressure cook fresh legumes
Fresh borlotti have a green and fresh flavor that no amount of soaking could ever put back into dry. If you happen to see fresh beans at the market grab them and rush home to make...
Peasant Fare: Pressure Cooker Ligurian Bean Stew
The January cover of La Cucina Italiana caught my eye with a wonderfully wintery soup. The recipe seemed like a perfect candidate for the pressure cooker - and improvisation!
Pressure Cooker Three Bean Salad – SUPER FAST!
With it's unique sweet and tart dressing and stunning color combination, this salad made quite an impression at a recent Italian BBQ! Admiration came with recipe requests and I realized I did...
VIDEO! Simply Delicious: Hummus – Pressure Cooked Chickpea Spread
The trick is in the details that can raise your hummus from simply pureed chickpeas to wow! The most important step, of course, is to pressure cook the beans yourself instead of using...
Reader Recipes: Kristine’s Boston "Baked Beans" Pressure Cooked in an hour!
Refusing to spend four hours in her sweltering summer kitchen actually baking beans, Kristine decided to take matters in her own hands and adapt her favorite recipe...
COZY! Pressure Cooker Chikpea Minestrone
Once the chickpeas beans are soaked and ready to go they only need about 15 minutes under pressure and 10 more minutes of rest to be fully cooked. Then, just pop open the pressure cooker, add...
Bright & Tasty Pressure Cooker Lentils
Bright, tasty, al dente lentils. My sister said it best after tasting this recipe, "Wow! This is not mom's brown mushy lentils that we were forced to eat. I like lentils now!" And...