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Instant Pot Sloppy Joes a great homemade sloppy Joe mixture made in the instant pot
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Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

Deliciously flavorful sloppy Joe meat mixture cooked in the instant pot pressure cooker.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Ground Beef
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant pot sloppy joes, instant pot sloppy joes recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 378kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Yellow onion diced small
  • 1 red bell pepper diced small


  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbs tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 1/2 T Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Tbs yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup beef broth


  • Turn instant pot on to saute function and add olive oil to the bottom of the pan
  • Add ground beef, onions, and red pepper, and saute and brown the ground beef. This should take 5-7 minutes.
  • Once browned, add all sauce ingredients. Stir well.
  • Put lid on, and lock into place.
  • Set valve to sealing.
  • Set pressure to Manual/pressure cook, 5 minutes.
  • After the 5 minutes, let pressure naturally release for 10 minutes.
  • Then quick release pressure.
  • Stir pot, and if sauce needs to reduce, turn on to saute, and cook until desired thickness is reached.


Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 741mg | Potassium: 627mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 765IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 3.1mg