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pressure cooker bacon jam

Bacon Jam

This sweet and salty Paleo Instant Pot Bacon Jam will be your new favorite condiment. It is delicious on burgers, eggs, layered over cheese, or licked directly off a spoon. If you are not on a Paleo diet, it is also fantastic on toast.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 24 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 32
Calories 144kcal


  • 1 lb center-cut bacon, diced
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, halved
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tbs instant espresso powder
  • ½ cup water


  • Turn on Saute setting.
  • Cook diced bacon and onions 3 to 4 minutes or until bacon fat is rendered and onions are translucent. 
  • Add garlic and saute an additional minute.
  • Discard extra bacon grease with the exception of 1 tablespoon. 
  • Add remaining ingredients. Place lid on and lock. Cook on Manual High for 10 minutes.
  • Quick release pressure.
  • Use an immersion blender or food processor to blend  and break down ingredients to desired consistency. If you want sauce to thicken, cook an additional 3 to 5 minutes on saute setting to reduce the liquid.
  • Spoon into a jar and refrigerate up to 2 weeks until ready to use.


You can substitute espresso powder and water with ½ cup strong coffee.


Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.1mg