Instant Pot Salsa Verde Beef Tacos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
The salsa adds such a great flavor to this beef!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) beef roast
  • 1/2 - cup(s) hot water**
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 - cup(s) salsa verde sauce
  • 12 - oz. Coleslaw mix with dressing**
  • 12 - corn tortillas**
  • Garnish: - cotija cheese**
  • Garnish: - avocado(s)**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the beef into the electric pressure cooker insert with the hot water. Season with the ground cumin, salt and pepper. Pour the salsa verde over the beef.
  2. Steam valve: Sealing.
  3. Cook on: Manual/High for 60 minutes.
  4. Release: Natural or Quick.
  5. Once cooked, shred the beef for the tacos.
  6. Before serving, prepare the slaw in a mixing bowl.
  7. Assemble tacos by placing some shredded beef in the middle of the tortilla, and top with the slaw and optional garnishes.
  8. Prepare fresh fruit.
  9. Serve Instant Pot Salsa Verde Beef Tacos with Coleslaw and fruit.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie in a round bowl/dish, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. beef roast
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa verde

Remove as much as air as possible and seal.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before adding contents of bag plus water to electric pressure cooker insert. Pressure cook as directed.

Special notes

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Add 5-10 minutes of pressure cooking time, if cooking from completely frozen or mostly frozen. Note that preheat time and release time may vary by appliance.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit cheese garnish for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Instant Pot Salsa Verde Beef Tacos

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw, add hot water to Instant Pot and then add contents of baggie. Cook on high pressure for 60 minutes with sealed valve; then natural release. Once cooked, shred beef with fork.
Serve on corn tortillas with Coleslaw and fruit.

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