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Easy Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

These easy Instant Pot sloppy joes are absolutely DELICIOUS and they take like no time at all. Make some yummy Instant Pot sloppy joes with frozen ground beef as a perfect kid-friendly Instant Pot recipe!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 1653 kcal


  • 1 Instant pot


  • 1 lb ground bee
  • ½ large onion chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • ½½ cup ketchup
  • cup chopped green bell pepper
  • ½ cup celery chopped
  • tablespoon  brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon  tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons  prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon  cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon  chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon  corn starch
  • ¼ cup water


  • Turn your Instant Pot on to sauté and allow it to heat up.
  • In a small bowl mix together the brown sugar, ketchup, tomato paste, mustard, cider vinegar, chili powder, and Worcestershire. Set this sauce aside.
  • When Instant Pot is hot, add in hamburger and garlic.
  • Cook until the meat begins to brown and then remove from heat to drain off excess grease.
  • With the meat in the pot add in the celery, green peppers, and onion. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Turn Instant Pot off and add ketchup mixture and beef broth.
  • Cook on "Manual" high pressure for 7 minutes. Quick release when the timer beeps.
  • In a small bowl mix together water and corn starch.
  • Turn Instant Pot back onto sauté and add corn starch mixture. Cook until the sauce thickens to your desired consistency.
  • Serve and enjoy!



If using frozen beef cook on "Manual" high pressure for 14 minutes instead of 7.


Serving: 4gCalories: 1653kcalFat: 116gProtein: 78gCarbohydrates: 76g
Keyword Easy Instant Pot Sloppy Joes
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