Pressure Cooker Green Beans with Toasted Sesame

Make this elegant and delicious dish in minutes with a pressure cooker.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 lb. fresh green beans, ends trimmed
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. sesame seeds, toasted
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper


  • Fill the bottom of the pressure cooker with water. Place the steamer basket in the pressure cooker. Add green beans to the basket. Secure the lid; cook on high until pressure-indicator rises. Lower heat and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Using tongs, transfer the cooked green beans to a bowl and toss with olive oil. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, salt, and pepper and toss again.