Ground Beef Stew
By :Thasneen Naina
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Votes: 21
Rating: 4.48
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Course Soup
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Soups, Stews & Broths
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Beef, Peppers, Tomatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce tamari if gluten free
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup corn grilled or microwaved, optional
  • 2 handfuls cilantro chopped
Course Soup
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Soups, Stews & Broths
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Beef, Peppers, Tomatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce tamari if gluten free
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup corn grilled or microwaved, optional
  • 2 handfuls cilantro chopped
Votes: 21
Rating: 4.48
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Instructions
  1. Press the Sauté function on the control panel of the Instant Pot. Click the Adjust key and you can choose less, normal or more- heat setting. I selected the normal, it will start to heat up and you will see ON sign on the LED display. After the pot has turned hot, you will see the HOT sign on the display. Now, you can start sautéing. Important: While sautéing do not close the pot with the instant pot lid.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon oil , let it turn hot. Add onion, season with salt and sauté for a few minutes till light golden.
  3. Add ground beef, break the ground beef using an wooden spoon to avoid formation of lumps. Sauté for a few minutes till the pink color has faded.
  4. Add garlic powder, chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, dried oregano and salt. Combine well. Add green pepper, red pepper and chopped tomato. Combine well.
  5. Add tomato sauce, soy sauce and water, combine well.
  6. Close the lid. Click on the Cancel key to cancel the sauté mode. Make sure the pressure release valve on the lid is in the sealing position.
  7. Click on Manual function first and then click on Pressure, select high pressure. (there are 2 options: low and high pressure). Click the + button and set the time to 15 minutes and walk away. After 15 minutes of pressure cooking, it will beep.
  8. You can either have the steam release naturally, it will take around 20 minutes. Or after 10 minutes, turn the pressure release valve on the lid to venting and you can see the steam releasing. Be careful as the steam is very hot. After the pressure has released completely, open the lid.
  9. If the stew is watery, you can cook for a few more minutes by turning on the sauté function. Sauté, Adjust to normal and let cook for a few more minutes.
  10. Add cilantro and corn if adding at this point, combine well and let cook for a few minutes.
  11. I served this with pasta, add pasta into a bowl, top with ground beef stew and add cheddar cheese on top and serve. Enjoy!
14 replies
  1. Debbie H
    Debbie H says:

    Easy to make and we’re serving it over chips with shredded cheese on top. Kind of a cross between nachos and frito chili pie.

  2. Acp20
    Acp20 says:

    Simple and good BUT ignore the direction to stir the meat with a wooden spoon. Do not ever use a wooden spoon (or cutting board) with uncooked meat!

  3. KatyVee
    KatyVee says:

    Very good! I always use broth in place of water when it’s called for. In this case, I doubled the meat and spices and substituted beef broth for water and used only 1 cup.

  4. Heanbuckle
    Heanbuckle says:

    Very good. Added some cubed sweet potato. Ate this like a “chili” with corn muffins on the side.

  5. WandasPot
    WandasPot says:

    This is hearty & satisfying. We served over spaghetti. Bow tie pasta or macaroni would also be good.
    I added black pepper.

  6. Zalduondo
    Zalduondo says:

    BEst ever for empanadas making these for yeArs n it doesnt beat insta pot recipe. My keeper for life . Just ausume tasting.

  7. Kathouse1969
    Kathouse1969 says:

    Very good except I doubled the recipe and it was WAY too liquidy so we literally had to dump it into a strainer.
    Ate over spaghetti noodles & topped with parm cheese…really good

  8. hairsaviour
    hairsaviour says:

    I can see this becoming very popular in my Dinner rotation. It not only has a “comfort food” esthetic, but it also has a very satisfying ethnic food mystique. And it does both with a grand nod to balance. Spicy, but not too spicy. Sweet, but not too sweet. Very few dishes hit the perfect mark… but this comes close. I should say I had no corn or bell pepper, but i was still able to keep the goal for flavor in balance.

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