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Instant Pot Pinto Beans and Rice

This Instant Pot pinto beans and rice recipe is such an easy one to make for a quick meal. ($.80 per serving)
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Beans
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 249kcal


  • 3 cups brown rice rinsed
  • 3 1/2 cups broth or water
  • 2 tsp taco seasoning
  • 1 tbs diced chipotle in adobo
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • 1 tbs maple syrup
  • 14 oz can refried beans
  • 14 oz can pinto beans
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups corn
  • 3 scallions chopped
  • 2 avocados sliced
  • Cilantro for serving


  • Place the rice in the Instant Pot and add the broth or water. (Season with salt to taste if you're using water.) Close the lid and cook on manual high pressure for 24 minutes. Let the rice sit for 5 minutes after the cook time is over, then release the pressure and open the pot.
  • Add the taco seasoning, chipotle, lime juice, maple syrup, and refried beans to the rice. Stir to combine well. Then add the pinto beans, red pepper, corn, and scallions to the pot.
  • Close the top and let the mixture sit for a couple minutes to warm everything up.
  • Season with salt if desired. Serve in bowls and top with avocado and cilantro.



Calories: 249kcal