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Instant Pot Taco Meat

Fill your tacos with this vegetarian alternative! Packed with carrots, red onions, and bell peppers, too.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword meat alternative, pressure cooker, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 239kcal
Author Cindy Gordon | Vegetarian Mamma

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground Beyond Meat or ground beef, or ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup red onion diced
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce or marinara sauce
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning

Instructions

  • Put ground protein and oil into Instant Pot. Using sauté function, brown protein. Turn off sauté mode.
  • Add diced red onion, bell pepper, sauce, and spices. Stir to combine well.
  • Lock lid on Instant Pot and set steam valve to seal. Set timer for 9 minutes on High Pressure.
  • When the timer goes off, quick release the steam valve. Be careful!
  • Put vegetarian taco meat in a bowl and serve with taco shells, lettuce, cheese, or your favorite toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 980mg | Potassium: 578mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 5891IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 7mg