Beef is a very versatile type of meat; you can make stews, roast, chili, and anything in between. What’s even better, you can dish up a beefy meal for your family made in an Instant Pot with little effort and happily enjoy a delicious meal together.
1. Instant Pot Balsamic Beef
If you want a beefy meal that is flavorful, tender, and juicy, you’ll love this Instant Pot balsamic beef recipe. Made with chuck roast, beef broth, Worchestershire sauce for that extra kick, vinegar, and a handful of other yummy ingredients, you can’t go wrong with this dish.
You can delight in it on a cool wintery afternoon after cooking it for less than an hour. The total time you’ll spend on this recipe is one hour and 15 minutes, give or take, so it’s something you can make any day.
Remember to serve it with the savory balsamic vinegar sauce!
2. Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon
Bourguignon is food made in the way it’s done in the region of Bourgogne, France, and means red wine is involved in the cooking process. If you like to cook with wine and beef, you won’t be able to resist this recipe.
The most important part of the recipe is the sauce, for which you use red wine (preferably Burgundy), broth, flour, and the drippings from the beef and bacon.
The total time you will spend making this beef Bourguignon recipe is roughly an hour, so it won’t be long before you can indulge in the deliciousness that is this meal.
3. Instant Pot Beef Stew
For this recipe, you’ll add a dash of Worcestershire sauce to add delicious flavor to your beef stew. And instead of tomato paste, you’ll use tomato sauce, which gives the recipe an overall balance that will please your taste buds.
The stew will take an hour and a half until it’s ready to be savored, which you can use to prepare some roasted broccoli and potatoes to serve with it. If you’re feeling cheeky, enjoy a glass of Bordeaux with your meal.
It’s the perfect dish to end a lazy weekend with and could become a Sunday must in your home!
4. Instant Pot Roast
Pot Roast is a favorite everywhere, and when you make it in an Instant Pot, it’s even more delicious. Get your favorite cut of beef, sear it, and cook with carrots, onions, broth, and herbs!
You’ll fill your home with the most amazing aromas while preparing this dish, so be ready for complaints from your family about when they’ll be sitting down for dinner.
This recipe calls for 2 hours and 30 minutes, so you’ll have to start a bit earlier. Remember to take your meat out of the fridge an hour before you start cooking for the best results.
5. Instant Pot Korean Beef
Are you in the mood for mouth-watering Korean food? Then grab your apron and start following this Instant Pot Korean beef recipe. With only 10 minutes of prep time and a cooking time of 15 minutes, this is a quick but flavorful and mighty delicious meal.
You’ll have to spice the dish with grated ginger, brown sugar, reduced-sodium soy sauce, and Sriracha, so make sure you’ve got the necessary ingredients ready before beginning to cook.
For a really great eating experience, make this beef with garlic, rice wine vinegar, and green onions. Serve the beef with rice and sesame seeds.
6. Instant Pot Braised Beef
Braised beef is best made with brisket, chuck roast, or beef shank. Go for big cuts of meat that you can cook until tender for a memorable Instant pot beef meal.
You can serve this meal with rice bowls, roasted or stir-fried vegetables, or even your favorite salad if that’s what you’re in the mood for.
Most of the cooking of this meat will be hands-off, so you can make any side dishes you want while it’s cooking until nice and tender.
For that irresistible and much-desired melt-in-your-mouth tenderness, let the meat cook for about an hour and a half.
7. Instant Pot Mushroom Pot Roast
Pot roast is always delicious, and because you have so many varieties that just taste so good, we had to add another pot roast to the round-up.
This recipe tastes best when you make it with boneless beef chuck roast, fresh shiitake mushrooms, garlic, and tomato sauce.
It may take a bit of effort to brown the roast, cook it in red wine, then add your vegetables and continue cooking the meat, but it’s worth every minute spent.
You can serve this beef roast with steamed vegetables of your choice and mashed or roasted potatoes for a fantastic Sunday meal.
8. Instant Pot Short Ribs
The awesome thing about this recipe is that you can make your short ribs and the potatoes to serve with it at the same time. It goes really well with red wine and a sunset, accompanied by someone you love.
Short ribs take hours and hours to cook until they are soft enough to really enjoy. Cook them slowly in your Instant Pot, and you’ll have meat that’s falling off the bone.
You’ll have to dedicate about 2 hours to this meal, so make sure you’ve got all your ingredients ready and the time it will take until dinner is served.
9. Instant Pot Ragu
Ragu is another beef dish that can take hours to cook to perfection, but an Instant Pot will change that for you.
After cooking the beef for this meal, you’ll have meat that falls of the bone and melts in your mouth, accompanied by a hearty tomato-based sauce that will hug your senses.
Instant Pot Ragu is best enjoyed with a generous glass of red wine and fresh, crusty bread.
You’ll spend roughly one hour getting this meal ready, and once you sit down and eat, you’ll be surprised by how something so good was prepared so quickly and effortlessly.
10. Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff
A list of the best Instant Pot beef recipes could not be complete with beef stroganoff. It’s just so delicious!
This is an easy, one-pot meal that you can make in your Instant Pot on a day when you feel like eating the best comfort food that is actually rather healthy.
It will take less than an hour, start to finish, to make this beef stroganoff meal and you can cook it with mushrooms and onions.
Typically, beef stroganoff is served with noodles, but you can eat it with your favorite pasta or even rice if that’s what you like.
11. Instant Pot Beef Chili
Who doesn’t love a hearty pot of beef chili? For those of you with family members who like mild chili, this is the perfect recipe — it won’t make you feel like you need to lie down afterward.
This meal combines tomatoes, beef, spices, tomato sauce, and beans to create something almost magical. But best of all, it is really easy to make and you’ll only spend about 35 to 40 minutes on something that will taste like it’s been simmering all day!
Chili is best served on a really cold day with cornbread, breadsticks, or even some grilled cheese sandwiches.
12. Instant Pot Hoisin Meatballs
Meatballs aren’t typically associated with an Instant Pot, but when prepared this way, it’s so good you’ll have to make it again and again. And, best of all, making Hoisin meatballs will only take about half an hour and still come out perfect!
You can substitute the wine in this recipe with beef broth and it will still taste wonderful. It’s important though that you use all the other ingredients to make these meatballs as good as they’re meant to be.
Meatballs go well with spaghetti, or you can serve them with potato salad, baked beans, and crusty, cheesy bread.
13. Instant Pot Mexican Shredded Beef
Your Mexican shredded beef has never tasted better — an Instant Pot takes this meal to a whole new level! It will take about an hour and a half in total cooking time, and your beef will be absolutely delicious.
You can serve the shredded beef on tortilla chips with a generous amount of nachos or on tacos with cheese, sour cream, or tomatoes.
It really is up to you. As long as you follow the recipe as closely as possible, you’ll have a five-star meal to serve on weekends when you don’t feel like spending hours in the hot kitchen.
14. Instant Pot Pho
Although this recipe will keep you busy a bit longer than most of the others on our round-up list (2 hours and 30 minutes), your family will thank you for your hard work.
This Vietnamese meal is the ultimate comfort meal with delicious beefiness you just can’t resist. The combination of fresh herbs, meat, broth, and rice noodles is just perfection and can be made on any day your soul needs some soothing.
Use oxtail or beef neck bone to get the most out of this recipe, and don’t forget to add the beef marrow bones for that extra flavor.
15. Instant Pot Fajitas
Fajitas are some of the best-tasting Instant Pot recipes out there, and it just had to be included in this list.
Make them with beef top sirloin steak that you will cut into thin strips and use all your favorite spices. Remember to use lemon juice for the flavorful taste this recipe promises.
You can serve the meat with warmed flour tortillas and toppings like chopped tomatoes, shredded cheese, peppers of your choice, or avocado slices.
This recipe will take just over sixty minutes and you can prepare any side dishes you want in the time that the meat’s cooking.
16. Instant Pot Corned Beef
Traditional corned beef is associated with rich, warm flavors and you don’t have to sacrifice any of that with this recipe. All you won’t have to give up is hours making this meal perfect.
Serve with crusty bread and cabbage, and if there are any leftovers (doubtful!), make sandwiches the next day.
You’ll need about one hour and 20 minutes to make Instant Pot corned beef, and your home will be filled with lovely aromas thanks to the cloves, corned beef brisket, garlic, and the beef stock used in the recipe.
For a wonderful, memorable taste experience, serve with mustard.
17. Instant Pot Meatloaf
Imagine a delicious, flavor-packed ground beef meatloaf cooked on potatoes that needs absolutely nothing else added to make the perfect meal. You can do that with your Instant Pot and this recipe!
It will take about an hour, start to finish, to make the meatloaf, and that’s not long for something that tastes this amazing.
All the ingredients work together really well to make a tender, juicy meatloaf that you and your family will love.
Use chili sauce and ketchup for a topping, and add roasted broccoli or cauliflower and butter-braised asparagus, and you’ve got a meal fit for kings.
18. Instant Pot Beef Burritos
This recipe will soon be a family favorite that you will have to prepare over weekends and maybe even weekdays when the craving hits. Fortunately, it only takes about an hour and 20 minutes to make, so you won’t have to slave away in the kitchen.
You’ll have to use four cans of green chilies, diced tomatoes, beef chuck roast, diced onion, and several spices, and it will combine into a meal packed with flavor and taste.
If you want to make the burritos even more awesome, serve them with additional toppings like sour cream, grated cheese, olives, or salsa.
19. Instant Pot Korean Shredded Beef Lettuce Wraps
For this mouth-watering meal, you’ll have to use fresh lettuce, soy sauce, Angus beef roast, and a handful of other ingredients that complement each other wonderfully.
Expect to spend about one hour and 40 minutes on the meal, after which you’ll sit down to a taste adventure you will not regret!
Lettuce wraps are a more healthy substitute when you’re in the mood for something beefy and packed with flavor but don’t want to feel guilty.
Once you’ve followed the recipe for preparing the meat, you can build your wrap and dive in, with no need for side dishes or salads.
20. Instant Pot Sloppy Joes
Sloppy Joes are a must for anyone who enjoys meat and likes to eat delicious food! All over the country, this is a family favorite and if you haven’t made it yet, you’re seriously missing out.
You’ll only have to spend about an hour making Sloppy Joes with your Instant Pot. You’ll have to cook and brown the beef for a bit before adding veggies and spices.
After that, the recipe calls for some deglazing and a few other easy and quick steps, and you’ve got delicious meat to serve on toasted burger buns. Serve with side dishes of your choice.