Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli

Karen Kelly
by Karen Kelly
4 servings
30 min

Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli is loaded with tender beef and a sauce that is full of flavor. Made gluten free and super easy in the Instant Pot.

AND Asian recipes like this Beef and Broccoli are so perfect for busy weeknights. They are simple to make with meat, chopped vegetables, rice and a savory sauce that can be made with pantry staples. They are usually family friendly depending on how picky your kids are about "everything mixed together."

You can even use shortcuts to make the perfect stir fry! You can buy your meat already sliced, although you will pay more... and you can buy frozen packs of stir fry veggies, no chopping required. Once you get the routine down, you can make a quick stir fry any night of the week with any ingredients you have in the kitchen.

Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli
Recipe details
  • 4  servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 25 Minutes Total time: 30 min
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  • 1 lb sliced top sirloin
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 3/4 cup gluten free beef broth
  • 1/2 cup tamari (gluten free soy sauce)
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp corn starch

Turn Instant Pot to saute HIGH. Add olive oil to pot.
Salt and pepper beef strips and add to instant pot 1/2 at a time. Do not crowd or they won't brown. Cook for a few minutes until you get some good browning. Remove from pot and cook next batch.
Once beef is done add garlic to pot and cook for one minute. Add beef broth, tamari, maple syrup and sesame oil. Give it a quick stir and add beef and juices.
Set pot to high pressure and sealed and use the manual button to cook it for 10 minutes.
While the beef cooks microwave the broccoli in a microwave safe bowl with 1/2 cup water for about 5 minutes. Poke with a fork to check tenderness.
Whisk cornstarch and water in a small bowl until combined.
When timer goes off indicating the 10 minutes is up just let the pot sit there for 10 minutes and then do a manual release. Use a dishtowel to to turn the knob to venting.
Turn the pot to saute and add the cornstarch mixture. Stir well to coat the meat. Add the steamed broccoli in and stir again. Cook for a minute or two until saue thickens and bit and the broccoli warms up.
Serve with white rice or for a healthier option brown rice, quinoa or cauliflower rice.
  • Gluten free notes: Tamari is a gluten free substitute for soy sauce. Make sure your beef broth is gluten free. I like Pacific.
Karen Kelly
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