Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes recipe

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It has been a little while sense I used my Instant Pot so when I saw this Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

The recipe I decided does give it a try. This would be a great dish for after school and I’m sure your kids will love it.

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes
Recipe Type: Main
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Serves: 4

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

  • Author: Cullys Kitchen


  • 1-pound lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion chopped or ½ of a large
  • 4 garlic cloves (crushed and minced)
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 medium green bell pepper (Chopped)
  • ½ cup celery (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
  • A ¼ cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  1. Turn instant pot to sauté. While Instant Pot is heating in a medium size bowl mix together the ketchup, brown sugar, tomato paste, mustard, vinegar, chili powder, and Worcestershire sauce; set aside.
  2. Lightly spray the instant pot with cooking spray, add the burger and garlic, and cook until burger is browned, breaking it up as it cooks; drain excess fat if needed. Mix in the onion, pepper, and celery and cook for about 2 minutes. Mix in the beef broth and tomato sauce mixture, seal the pot, and pressure cook on manual high pressure for 7 minutes; and then quickly release the pressure.
  3. Mix the water and cornstarch together and stir the cornstarch mixture into the Instant Pot, set to sauté, and cook until mixture thickens. (about 2 minutes)

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Adapted from I Don’t Have Time for That