If you are looking for a delicious and tender ground hamburger taco meat. Or, even just a easy homemade taco seasoning. This recipe for easy Instant Pot taco meat is perfect!
Taco night is perfect for the family! It doesn’t take a ton of time or ingredients to make a wonderful meal.
Taco Meat in your Instant Pot
A do it yourself taco seasoning mixed with a little less than 2 pounds of ground hamburger cooked in your instant pot. Pressure cooking your taco meat leaves the ground hamburger very tender and flavorful.
1/2 tspBeef bouillonexclude if you're using beef broth
1Yellow Onion chopped into medium size pieces
Taco Seasoning Ingredients
1tsp Granulated Garlicgarlic powder
1tspGranulated Oniononion powder
1/2tspBlack Pepperfresh ground preferred
Mix all taco seasoning ingredients together in a bowl and set aside
Chop 1 onion into medium size pieces
Press Sauté on the instant pot
When the pot is "HOT", add 2 Tbsp olive oil and the chopped onion to the instant pot
Let the onions saute for about 2 minutes stirring every 1 minute and then add the ground hamburger to the instant pot
Chop the hamburger into small pieces with a flat wooden spatula
Let the hamburger brown for 5 minutes then stir well while scraping the bottom clean
Let the hamburger brown for another 5 minutes and chop the burger into smaller pieces
Drain the fat from the hamburger meat, I use an instant pot slow cooker glass lid to hold the meat in as I tip the pot over to drain the fat into a can or aluminum foil pressed into my kitchen drain
Return the pot to the instant pot
Stir the taco seasoning into the browned hamburger
Add 1/2 tsp beef bouillon to a measuring cup and 1/2 cup water, stir
Add the prepared beef broth (water and beef bouillon) to the instant pot
Put the instant pot lid on, seal the pressure release valve and pressure cook for 10 minutes
Release pressure after the cooking time is finished and remove the lid after the pin drops
Cancel pressure cook and press sauté
Let the meat simmer until the water has boiled off (about 10 to 15 minutes)
You now have a pot of tender and flavorful taco meat to fill tortillas or taco shells, top salads or French fries
Adjust and Make Easy Instant Pot Taco Meat Unique!
One of the best things about being an adult is you get to create delicious meals that match perfectly with your own tastes. In this case, this recipe is perfect because it is so simple. It truly can be adjusted to your own personally tastes.
Some ideas to try are:
Doubling the chili powder for a stronger chili powder
Add cilantro to the mix
Use 50% hamburger and 50% turkey for a healthier option.
Once ready, of course you’ll want to make tacos! A great way to add a lot of flavor without a lot of time is to get a premade avocado ranch salad from the grocery produce department. First, cook your tortilla, cheese, and meat in the Air Fryer. Next, add some premade avocado ranch salad. Last, your additional toppings of choice. Such as: guacamole, green, and red salsa.
We are a family of 4 living in a fifth wheel. Cooking and traveling our way through the United States.
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