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Instant Pot® Mexican Beef Taco Filling

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars
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"This tasty Mexican taco filling is ready in no time and is easy to prepare with an Instant Pot®! Assemble tacos with flour or corn tortillas, and top with avocado, Mexican crema, and queso fresco. Serve with rice and refried beans, if desired."
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Ingredients

1 h 40 m servings 152
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Add bacon, beef sirloin, carne molida, and onion. Saute in the hot cooker for 10 minutes. Add 1 packet sazon; stir to combine. Hit Cancel. Close and lock the lid.
  2. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 15 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  3. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions for 25 minutes. Release remaining pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.
  4. Add Roma tomatoes and jalapeno pepper to the cooker. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 5 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  5. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.
  6. Remove tomato skins carefully and crush tomatoes. Add remaining packet sazon, chili powder, and cumin; mix.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use finely chopped beef instead of ground beef, if you'd like.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 152 calories; 8.9 1.4 15.7 50 2185 Full nutrition

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The Instant Pot requires a liquid to build pressure, this is omitted in steps 1&2, which will result in a burn message.