How to Cook Thawed Ground Beef in Instant Pot
For a delicious and juicy hamburger or taco filling, it’s best to cook thawed ground beef in an Instant Pot. With minimal effort and a few utensils, you can transform any frozen ground beef chunk into a flavorful entrée.
What You’ll Need
- Frozen or thawed ground beef
- Instant Pot
- Tongs or spoon
- Salt and pepper (optional)
- Any other seasonings or sauces (optional)
- If the ground beef block is still frozen, break it into chunks with a spoon or tongs. This step will allow the Instant Pot to cook it quickly and evenly.
- Put the pieces of beef in the Instant Pot and close the lid.
- Set the pot to the “Manual” setting, and adjust the cooking time to 15 minutes.
- Once the timer is up, turn off the pot and use the natural release method.
- After the pressure is released, carefully open the pot and stir the ground beef with a spoon.
- If you are using salt and pepper or any other seasonings, add them in now and stir the ground beef again.
- Serve the cooked ground beef with your favorite side dish or in tacos, hamburgers, and more.
Tips and Tricks
- Make sure to break up the ground beef chunk into smaller pieces before adding it to the pot.
- For a spicier flavor, add chili powder or other spices to the ground beef before cooking.
- For tacos and hamburgers, you can also add a sauce such as barbeque, teriyaki, or Worcestershire.
- You can also cook other proteins in the Instant Pot, such as chicken, pork, and fish.
Cooking thawed ground beef in an Instant Pot is a great way to quickly and easily prepare a delicious dinner. With a few simple steps, you can create a flavorful, juicy entrée that will satisfy your whole family.