Instant Pot™ Beef Barbacoa
Prep 30 Minutes
Total 1 Hours 25 Minutes
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 lb beef stew meat
- 1 cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton) SAVE $
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
- 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups chopped red onions
Recipe Continues Below
- Spray 6-quart Instant Pot™ insert with cooking spray. Select SAUTE; adjust to normal. Heat oil in insert. Add beef in 2 batches; cook 2 to 4 minutes on first side until browned. Turn; cook 2 to 4 minutes on second side until browned. Select CANCEL. Return beef to insert.
- Add broth, chiles in adobo sauce, garlic, taco seasoning mix, cumin, coriander and salt to beef in insert. Stir in onions.
- Secure lid; set pressure valve to SEALING. Select MANUAL; cook on high pressure 45 minutes. Select CANCEL. Set pressure valve to VENTING to quick-release pressure.
- Shred beef; toss with 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid. Discard any remaining cooking liquid.
- This Instant Pot® Beef Barbacoa is so tender, it can be shredded by just pressing down on the meat with a dinner fork.
- Can’t find beef stew meat? Substitute a 2 1/2- to 3-lb boneless beef chuck roast. Cut in 1 1/2- to 2-inch cubes, and trim off any large pieces of fat before browning.
- After cooking thick soups and stews, always be sure to inspect the anti-block shield and exhaust valve in the lid of the Instant Pot® to be sure they aren’t block with food.
- Old El Paso™ Taco Seasoning Mix also comes in a hot variety, for those who prefer more spicy heat.
1 Serving: Calories 310 (Calories from Fat 160); Total Fat 18g (Saturated Fat 7g, Trans Fat 1/2g); Cholesterol 80mg; Sodium 340mg; Potassium 440mg; Total Carbohydrate 8g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 2g); Protein 28g % Daily Value: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10% Exchanges: 0 Starch, 0 Fruit, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate, 0 Skim Milk, 0 Low-Fat Milk, 0 Milk, 1/2 Vegetable, 0 Very Lean Meat, 4 Lean Meat, 0 High-Fat Meat, 1 Fat