Forget Soaking. Use Your Pressure Cooker for Perfect Black Beans in Under an Hour.
Some beans do need to be soaked in order to cook evenly without blowing out—but not black beans. And since I discovered this, black beans have become my bean staple. How much easier does it get than Max's lazy black bean recipe? The answer is that it doesn't really get any easier than that, but a pressure cooker sure makes it faster.
Lazy Cold-Weather Dinner: Easy Pressure Cooker Black Bean Soup With Smoked Sausage
This easy black bean soup with smoky andouille sausage and diced mushrooms tastes like it cooked for hours, but thanks to the pressure cooker, it's ready in just one. A bright cumin-lime sour cream tops it off.