Braised Chipotle Beef
Servings Prep Time
4-6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4-6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 3lbs boneless beef chuck roastcut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2tsp saltdivided
  • 3/4tsp black pepperdivided
  • 3tbsp vegetable oildivided
  • 1 large onioncut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 red bell pepperscut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3tbsp tomato paste
  • 1tbsp minced Garlic
  • 1tbsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1tbsp paprika
  • 1tbsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4cup Water
  • 14.5ounces diced tomatoes(1 can
  • Hot cooked rice or tortillas(optional)
  1. Pat beef dry with paper towels; season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  2. Press Sauté; heat 2 tablespoons oil in Instant Pot®. Add beef in two batches; cook about 5 minutes or until browned. Remove to plate.
  3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in pot. Add onion; cook and stir 3 minutes or until softened. Add bell peppers; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add tomato paste, garlic, chili powder, paprika, cumin, oregano, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in water, scraping up browned bits from bottom of pot. Return beef to pot with tomatoes; mix well.
  4. Secure lid and move pressure release valve to Sealing position. Press Manual or Pressure Cook; cook at high pressure 30 minutes.
  5. When cooking is complete, use natural release for 10 minutes, then release remaining pressure. Serve with rice or tortillas, if desired.