close up view of green bean casserole with cheese on yellow plate

Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole with Cheese

A cheesy green bean casserole that is quickly put together with the Instant Pot for a delicous holiday side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas! Full of cream of mushroom soup, fried onions, mushrooms, and then more cheese this dish is just like grandma used to make!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesy green bean casserole, easy green bean recipe, green bean casserole recipe, instant pot green bean recipe, instant pot side dish, pressure cooker green bean casserole, pressure cooker green bean recipe, pressure cooker side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 533kcal
Author Tina


Vegetable Prep

  • 28 ounces french cut green beans canned
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms jarred or canned
  • 1 cup chicken broth I used Better than Bouillon
  • salt and pepper to taste

Casserole Filling

  • 6 ounces french fried onions
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 21 ounces cream of mushroom soup 2 cans
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp butter I used unsalted

Casserole Topping

  • 6 ounces french fried onions
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese


  • Combine all the ingredients in the vegetable prep group together in the Instant Pot. Seal the lid, and cook on high (normal) pressure for 4 minutes then follow with a quick release. Drain the vegetables and put them back in the pot.
  • Add all the ingredients in the casserole topping group, and set the pressure cooker to saute. Stir until combined, and the cheese is melted.
  • Pour the mixture into a greased medium sized casserole dish. Layer the remaining cheese, and then the french fried onions on top.
  • Broil in the oven for ten minutes or until the cheese is melted and the onions are golden brown.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 533kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 1334mg | Potassium: 426mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1190IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 272mg | Iron: 2mg