Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.



Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are a delicious precious cooker version of the classic sandwich.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

These saucy sloppy joes are sure to please the whole family.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

This sloppy joes recipe takes about thirty minutes from start to finish and produces 4 large sandwiches.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

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To make these pressure cooker sloppy joes, I started by spraying the inside of my Instant Pot with cooking spray and setting it to Saute Normal for 10 minutes.

Then I added a pound of lean ground beef to the pot.

raw ground beef in an Instant Pot

I also added some diced yellow onions.

diced onions on top of raw ground beef in an Instant Pot

I crumbled the ground beef well as it cooked.

ground beef and diced onions cooking in a pressure cooker

When the Instant Pot turned off no pink remained.

I drained the grease from the pot using a turkey baster.

cooked ground beef and diced onions in an Instant Pot

I dumped some ketchup into a medium mixing bowl.

ketchup in a mixing bowl

I added some Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder and ground mustard to the bowl.

brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder and Worcestershire sauce on top of ketchup in a mixing bowl

I stirred all of the ingredients together well.

ketchup sauce mixture in a mixing bowl

I added some water to the pot.

Then I poured the sauce mixture into the pot.

I also added some canned diced tomatoes to the pot.

diced tomatoes and sloppy joe sauce on top of crumbled ground beef in an Instant Pot

I stirred all of the ingredients in the Instant Pot together well.

cooked ground beef, diced onions and sloppy joe sauce all mixed together in an Instant Pot

Then I placed the lid on the pot, set the steam release handle to the sealing position and set the Instant Pot to pressure cook High for 8 minutes.

When the Instant Pot finished cooking, I immediately turned the steam release handle to the venting position and performed a quick release.

Then I combined some cornstarch and water in a small bowl.

cornstarch and water mixture in a bowl

I set the Instant Pot back to the Saute setting and poured the cornstarch and water mixture into the pot.

cornstarch mixture added to sloppy joe mixture in Instant Pot

I stirred well and left the sauce to simmer and thicken for a few minutes.

Once the sauce was nice and thick I turned the Instant Pot off.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

Then I scooped the sloppy joe mixture onto some lightly toasted hamburger buns.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

I sprinkled some shredded mozzarella cheese on top of the meat mixture.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

Then the ground beef sandwiches were ready to serve.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

These homemade sloppy joes are packed with flavour.

If you are looking for an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe, then you need to try these Instant Pot Sloppy Joes!

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

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Ingredients You’ll Need to Make These Instant Pot Sloppy Joes:

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground mustard
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoeas, drained
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 4 large hamburger buns, lightly toasted
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

How to Make Instant Pot Sloppy Joes:

  1. Spray the inside of the Instant Pot with cooking spray.
  2. Set the Instant Pot to Saute Normal for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the ground beef and diced onions to the pot.
  4. Crumble the ground beef well as it cooks.
  5. When the Instant Pot turns off, drain the grease from the pot. ( I like to use a turkey baster)
  6. Dump the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder and ground mustard into a medium mixing bowl and stir all of the ingredients together well.
  7. Pour the sauce mixture, water and diced tomatoes into the Instant Pot.
  8. Stir all of the ingredients together well.
  9. Place the lid on the pot, set the steam release handle to the sealing position and set the Instant Pot to Pressure Cook on High for 8 minutes.
  10. When the Instant Pot is done cooking, immediately turn the steam release handle to to venting position to perform a quick release.
  11. Remove the lid and stir the contents well.
  12. Set the Instant Pot to Saute Normal.
  13. Stir together the water and cornstarch in a small bowl.
  14. Pour the cornstarch mixture into the Instant Pot and stir well.
  15. Leave the sloppy joe mixture to simmer for a few minutes to thicken the sauce.
  16. Once the sauce has thickened, scoop the sloppy joe mixture onto the buns.
  17. Sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the sloppy joe mixture on the buns.
  18. Serve and enjoy!

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Yield: 4 large sandwiches

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are an easy pressure cooker ground beef dinner recipe with a sauce made from diced tomatoes, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and spices.

Prep Time 14 minutes
Pressure Cooking Time 8 minutes
Coming to Pressure and Pressure Release Time 12 minutes
Total Time 34 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground mustard
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoeas, drained
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 4 large hamburger buns, lightly toasted
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Spray the inside of the Instant Pot with cooking spray.
  2. Set the Instant Pot to Saute Normal for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the ground beef and diced onions to the pot.
  4. Crumble the ground beef well as it cooks.
  5. When the Instant Pot turns off, drain the grease from the pot. ( I like to use a turkey baster)
  6. Dump the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder and ground mustard into a medium mixing bowl and stir all of the ingredients together well.
  7. Pour the sauce mixture, water and diced tomatoes into the Instant Pot.
  8. Stir all of the ingredients together well.
  9. Place the lid on the pot, set the steam release handle to the sealing position and set the Instant Pot to Pressure Cook on High for 8 minutes.
  10. When the Instant Pot is done cooking, immediately turn the steam release handle to to venting position to perform a quick release.
  11. Remove the lid and stir the contents well.
  12. Set the Instant Pot to Saute Normal.
  13. Stir together the water and cornstarch in a small bowl.
  14. Pour the cornstarch mixture into the Instant Pot and stir well.
  15. Leave the sloppy joe mixture to simmer for a few minutes to thicken the sauce.
  16. Once the sauce has thickened, scoop the sloppy joe mixture onto the buns.
  17. Sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the sloppy joe mixture on the buns.
  18. Serve and enjoy!

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