The Instant Pot is a glorious cooking tool. It allows you to cook a wholesome meal incredibly quickly without sacrificing flavors and textures. If you’re like the rest of us and live a busy life then an Instant Pot may be the perfect tool for you too.

You can purchase different cuts of beef which allows us to create a large variety of different meals. We have buckled down to find some of the best Instant Pot recipes using beef. These meals range from classics such as spaghetti and stews to your takeout favorites like beef and broccoli. Come along with us and discover how quickly the Instant Pot can cook your whole family a meal that everyone will love!

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1. Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli

The next time you have a takeout craving try making this beef and broccoli recipe! It may save you money and time but the best part is you won’t even have to leave the house!

This recipe will provide you with a few tips and tricks to ensure you get the best out of your Instant Pot. You’ll also be provided with recommendations on what cut of beef will work best in this recipe. Pair the beef and broccoli with rice or keep your meal low carb by pairing it with cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles!

2. Instant Pot French Dip Sandwich

Whip up an insanely delicious meal in the knick of time! The Instant Pot cuts down the cooking time significantly when comparing to a traditional French dip sandwich recipe.

Begin by searing the meat using the saute function followed by caramelizing onions with red wine. Finish by pressure cooking the meat. When complete, add the tender shreds of beef to a bun and dip in the leftover liquid from your pot!

3. Instant Pot Beef Barley Soup

Soups are perfect for cold damp days! You no longer need to tie yourself to the stove for hours because the Instant Pot can cook this soup in less than 30 minutes!

If beef barley soup isn’t already a classic in your household prepare to have it be a new family favorite! Along with tender chunks of beef, this soups contains hearty vegetables and loads of savory flavors that will satisfy your palate.

4. Instant Pot Beef Stew

Like soup, a stew is also perfect for dreary days. It’s also a comforting meal that always reminds me of Grandma’s cooking. Once again, the Instant Pot transform a labor-intensive meal into one that is quick, simple and most importantly, delicious!

The base of this stew is made from beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, and a few other delicious seasonings. You’ll also need boneless chuck roast pieces and hearty vegetables such as carrots and potatoes.

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5. Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

Beef stroganoff is a family favorite. It comes together quickly and packs a ton of flavor. The Instant Pot cuts down the cook time even further making this an incredibly quick and easy weeknight dinner.

The Instant Pot will cook all the ingredients starting with browning the ground beef first and then cooking the noodles after. Being able to cook in one pot also means less clean up for you too! Once you’ve browned the meat add all the ingredients to the pot and then you’ll only need to pressure cook this meal for 3 minutes – whoa!

6. Instant Pot Pot Roast

This recipe screams Sunday dinner! It looks fancy but the reality is it’s quite simple. With the Instant Pot, this pot roast meal comes together so effortlessly that you can make it on a weeknight too.

This recipe begins by cooking the roast first. You’ll want to sear the roast using the saute function then finish by pressure cooking. Once the time is up and the pressure has been released you’ll add in your hearty vegetables and pressure cook for an additional 10 minutes.

7. Instant Pot Homemade Hamburger Helper

If you’re used to making hamburger helper from a box stop right there! With this recipe, you can enjoy a homemade version effortlessly!

The ingredients list is simple and you’ll most likely have everything already on hand! Begin by cooking the meat with the saute function then add in beef broth and egg noodles and pressure cook for just 6 minutes! Once cooked, finish the dish by mixing in sour cream and cheese that makes this meal irresistibly good.

8. Instant Pot Low-Carb Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Soup

Do you love stuffed cabbage rolls but despise the preparation they require? Then we encourage you to try our savory unstuffed cabbage roll soup!

You’ll experience all the same flavors you know and love but without all the work! Better yet, this recipes is low carb and keto-diet approved.

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9. Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

Sloppy joes are another timeless meal. They’re meaty, saucy and perfect for busy weeknights, picnics, and parties! Once again the Instant Pot comes to the rescue and helps you make a delicious meal to feed the whole family quickly.

You’ll begin this recipe by browning the meat using the saute function followed by adding the remainder of the ingredients. You only need to pressure cook this meal for 5 minutes which brings it from pot to table very quickly!

10. Instant Pot Lasagna

A classic lasagna recipe does require time and effort but the Instant Pot is about to change that. This recipe transforms a traditional family recipe into one that can be made even on busy weeknights!

You’ll begin by cooking the ground beef in the Instant Pot. Then, using a springform pan you’ll create the delicious layers of the lasagna. Lastly, place the springform pan on the trivet and finish by pressure cooking.

11. Instant Pot Chili

You can never go wrong with a warm bowl of chili. It’s perfect for cold wintery days, game day, and to feed a crowd! This Instant Pot recipe is so easy to make and it’s thriving in enticing flavors and textures.

This recipe requires simple ingredients most of which you’ll have on hand. This meal only requires 15 minutes of preparation and 15 minutes to cook which means you can have a wholesome meal ready in just 30 minutes!

12. Mexican Shredded Beef

Instead of ground beef, on Taco Tuesday try serving up Mexican shredded beef! It’s easy to make and will quickly become a new family favorite.

You’ll need chuck roast, picante sauce salsa, beef broth, and delicious seasonings. You’ll begin by sauteing the meat followed by pressure cooking. Serve the shredded meat in your favorite tortillas and add your favorite toppings.

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13. Instant Pot Spaghetti

Spaghetti is a meal that is loved by both children and adults alike. Try cooking spaghetti in your Instant Pot and you’ll not only discover how easy it is but you’ll have a lot fewer dishes to clean after too.

All you’ll need is 6 ingredients and 15 minutes to whip this dinner into shape! Your kids will surely be asking for seconds.

14. Instant Pot Maple Smoked Beef Brisket

Who knew you could cook a tender brisket in the Instant Pot! This recipe proves that it can be done.

Before pressure cooking, you’ll need to brown all sides of the brisket using the saute function. Once the brisket is finished cooking, you can transform the leftover juices into a savory sauce. Finally, serve with your favorite veggies or side dishes.

15. Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers are an awesome healthy yet exciting dinner that the whole family will enjoy! With the Instant Pot, these stuffed peppers cook in a fraction of the time it normally takes compared to a traditional recipe.

The peppers are stuffed with ground beef, rice, onion, tomato, and delicious seasonings. You’ll also be using a trivet for this recipe which helps keeps the peppers from touching the bottom of the pot.

16. Instant Pot Unstuffed Pepper Casserole

Instead of Philly cheesecake stuffed peppers, you could try our unstuffed pepper casserole recipe! It’s the perfect dump-and-go meal that packs a ton of flavor.

You’ll experience the same flavors and textures you love about stuffed peppers but without the effort! Once the casserole is prepared, top it off with your favorite cheese.

Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

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