These Instant Pot Black Beans with Chorizo are hearty, satisfying and incredibly flavorful! They're quick and easy to make and perfect for feeding a crowd. Serve them on their own, or as a side dish to complete any meal.
Garnish with cilantro and Serve.
For this recipe, you have to use cured Spanish chorizo, which you can find with other ready-to-eat cured meat products like salami. I usually buy it at Wegmans or World Market. It can also be bought online at Amazon.
What is the difference between Mexican chorizo and Spanish chorizo?
Mexican chorizo is usually sold uncooked (raw), either in a casing or loose. It can be found with other raw meats or sausages at the grocery store. Spanish chorizo is a ready-to-eat dried and cured sausage in a casing. They come in different versions: smoked or unsmoked and may be sweet or spicy.
I highly recommend soaking the beans the night before, but if you are pressed for or forgot to do it, you still can make this recipe without pre-soaking them, just increase the Instant Pot cooking time from 20 minutes to 40 minutes and add 2 more cups of liquid.
Store leftovers in the refrigerator in a covered container up to 4 days. You can also freeze them in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
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