Pressure cooking beef stew meat with taco seasoning allows for tender chunks of beef which can be used for taco bowls. It makes enough for a week of prepped lunches. Garnish with salsa, sour cream, avocado, and cilantro before serving.


Recipe Summary

10 mins
50 mins
40 mins
1 hr 40 mins
6 servings


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Heat oil. Add beef and cook until browned, about 3 minutes per side. Add onion, taco seasoning, 1/4 cup water, and garlic salt. Stir to combine.

  • Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 30 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Meanwhile, bring 2 1/2 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add rice and stir for 1 minute. Cover saucepan tightly. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until rice is tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool completely.

  • Release pressure naturally according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes. Let cool completely.

  • Divide beef and rice among 6 reusable containers. Top with equal amounts of black beans, corn, and Cheddar cheese. Cover and refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts

792 calories; protein 44.4g 89% DV; carbohydrates 68g 22% DV; fat 38.2g 59% DV; cholesterol 122.7mg 41% DV; sodium 2577.5mg 103% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
This was delicious! After the pressure cook finished And the instapot depressurization I took the lid off and put on sauté mode for a while to cook all of the liquid down - the end result was a super delicious and rich sauce to go with with meat. Highly recommend! Read More