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INSTANT POT CAJUN PORK AND BEANS!!!

Instant Pot Cajun Pork and Beans – tender pieces of pork shoulder in a delicious spicy cajun sauce with pinto beans.

INGREDIENTS:

455g (1lb) of dried pinto beans, rinsed well

5 cups of water

1 tsp of salt

335g of butternut squash, cubed

150g of zucchini, cubed

1 cup (240ml) of chicken stock

1 onion, diced

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

600g of pork shoulder – sliced into pieces, visible fat removed

3/4 cup (180ml) of crushed tomatoes (or passata)

2 tbs of apple cider vinegar

1 tbs of Worcestershire sauce

4 tbs of maple syrup – 8 syns

1.5 cups (360ml) of chicken stock

4 tbs of tomato paste

cooking oil spray

FOR THE CAJUN SEASONING

1 tbs of sweet paprika (not smoked)

1 tsp of garlic powder

1 tsp of onion powder

1/2 tsp of oregano

1/2 tsp of thyme

1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper (adjust for your desired spice level)

pinch of salt and black pepper

 

INSTANT POT CAJUN PORK AND BEANS!!!

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Add the butternut squash, courgette and the 1 cup of stock to the instant pot

Add lid and close valve (if not self sealing)

Set for 4 minutes (manual) high pressure.

Once finished cooking, quick release the pressure.

Transfer to a blender and blend until smooth.

Set aside

Add the beans, 5 cups of water and salt to the instant pot.

Add lid and close valve (if not self sealing)

Set for 20 minutes (manual) high pressure.

Quick release pressure

Drain beans and set aside.

Set instant pot to saute mode and spray with cooking oil spray

Once it displays hot, add the onion and fry until softened.

Fully deglaze pan with a little of the stock. To ensure none is stuck to the bottom.

Add back in the beans, pork shoulder, garlic, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, cajun seasoning, maple syrup, and the 1.5 cups of stock.

Add lid and close valve (if not self sealing)

Set for 20 minutes (manual) high pressure

Allow pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes.

Reduce any remaining pressure

Set instant pot to saute mode and stir in the pureed vegetables, heat until sauce thickens.

Sprinkle with chopped spring onions

Serve and enjoy.

source:http://www.slimmingeats.com/blog/instant-pot-cajun-pork-and-beans

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