Instant Pot Ground Beef Tacos

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Instant Pot Ground Beef Tacos - Using frozen ground beef - no need to thaw! Cooks in just 20 min. Serve with desired toppings. So fast, so easy, so so good.

Using frozen ground beef – no need to thaw! Cooks in just 20 min. Serve with desired toppings. So fast, so easy, so so good.

Instant Pot Ground Beef Tacos - Using frozen ground beef - no need to thaw! Cooks in just 20 min. Serve with desired toppings. So fast, so easy, so so good.

Do you ever forget to thaw your frozen ground beef and realize that dinner will be an absolute disaster?

Because this probably happens to me at least once a week. I always have some frozen ground beef to use up except I never remember to thaw it in time!

But now you don’t have to worry about any thawing at all. Nope. No thawing, no worries. You can use your ground beef and go straight from freezer to your Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Ground Beef Tacos - Using frozen ground beef - no need to thaw! Cooks in just 20 min. Serve with desired toppings. So fast, so easy, so so good.

You just need TWO 1 pound frozen bricks of ground beef here (totaling 2 pounds). I DO NOT RECOMMEND THROWING IN A 2 POUND BRICK AS ONE PIECE – it will not cook in the allotted time here.

So two frozen bricks, some seasonings and boom, you’re done. The IP will cook it absolutely perfectly with your homemade taco seasoning. And when you open up your pressure cooker, make sure you let it simmer for 5-6 minutes until it gets real saucy, breaking up the meat as it cooks.

Serve in warmed tortillas or crispy taco shells because dinner is served just like that.

Instant Pot Ground Beef Tacos - Using frozen ground beef - no need to thaw! Cooks in just 20 min. Serve with desired toppings. So fast, so easy, so so good.

Instant Pot Ground Beef Tacos

Using frozen ground beef – no need to thaw! Cooks in just 20 min. Serve with desired toppings. So fast, so easy, so so good.

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Instant Pot Ground Beef Tacos

35 minutes20 minutes

Chungah Rhee

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup beef broth
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 small onion, diced
  • 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
  • 2 (1 pound) packages frozen ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon cumin
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For serving

  • Tortillas (flour or corn) or crispy taco shells
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Diced tomato
  • Diced red onion
  • Shredded Mexican blend cheese

Directions:

  1. Add beef broth to a 6-qt Instant Pot®; whisk in cornstarch.
  2. Stir in garlic, onion and green chiles. Gently place frozen ground beef on top; slightly overlapping.
  3. In a small bowl, combine chili powder, paprika, oregano, cumin, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper; sprinkle over frozen ground beef.
  4. Select manual setting; adjust pressure to high, and set time for 20 minutes. When finished cooking, quick-release pressure according to manufacturer’s directions.
  5. Select high sauté setting. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until reduced and slightly thickened, about 5-6minutes, making sure to crumble the beef as it cooks.
  6. Serve immediately in tortillas or shells with desired toppings.