Yield: 8 servings

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Enjoy an easy dinner in just minutes. These Instant Pot Sloppy Joes are homemade and the perfect sweet and tangy weeknight meal recipe idea!


  • 2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  1. Turn your pressure cooker to SAUTE, and add ground beef. Cook until brown and crumbly. Drain any excess grease or liquid and transfer meat to a plate. Set aside.
  2. While on SAUTE, add olive oil to pressure cooker. Add diced onion, green pepper, and garlic to instant pot. Cook for about 3-4 minutes, until peppers are softened.
  3. Add in crushed tomatoes, water, light brown sugar, worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, chili powder, dry mustard, salt, and pepper. Scrape up the bits that remain on the bottom of the pan.
  4. Add the beef to the mixture, stirring to combine. Lock the lid and turn valve to SEALING. Select HIGH PRESSURE and cook for 6 minutes.
  5. Use a quick pressure release and carefully remove the lid after the valve drops. If your sauce is too thin, SAUTE for a minute or two until it boils and thickens.
  6. Serve sloppy joe meat on a bun and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 337Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 101mgSodium: 748mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 3gSugar: 9gProtein: 35g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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