These Instant Pot Beef Enchiladas are a wonderful and simple dinner recipe that the entire family is going to enjoy! This simple Instant Pot recipe is perfect for all types of picky eaters. The combination of the cheese and sauce, paired up with the meat makes this the perfect dinner for a quick weeknight meal.
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Can you use a different type of meat for these Instant Pot enchiladas?
Yes, you can. Even though this recipe calls for beef, you can use ground turkey meat or even chicken meat, too. Using turkey or chicken will cause less fat and less grease to be used in the recipe so it can be a healthier alternative as well.
Easy Weeknight Instant Pot Beef Enchiladas
Yields 6 servings (two enchiladas each)
Cook time – 20 minutes
Ingredients needed for these Instant Pot beef enchiladas
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 packet taco seasoning (1-1.25 ounce size)
- 1 can green chilies, undrained (4 ounces)
- 2 cups cheese of your choice, shredded
- 12 small flour tortillas
- 1 can red enchilada sauce (28 ounces)
- 2 cups Mexican cheese mixture, shredded
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HOW TO MAKE THIS INSTANT POT BEEF ENCHILADAS RECIPE
Set pressure cooker to and add beef and taco seasoning, until almost browned, then drain grease. (about 7 minutes)
Turn pressure cooker to Sauté – High. Add in 1 cup of enchilada sauce and can of green chilies, then heat for an additional 5 minutes, or until the sauce has cooked down.
Remove from heat and set aside. Wipe down insert once cooled and grease lightly with oil or spray.
Warm up tortillas in microwave slightly (wrap entire stack in a paper towel and heat on high for 30 seconds).
Open tortillas one by one and add just over 1/8 cup beef mixture and 1 heaping tablespoon shredded cheese and roll up tightly.
Place each filled and rolled tortilla back into the instant pot.
Pour remaining enchilada sauce on top.
Top with Mexican cheese, then close and lock the lid.
Set pressure cooker to Pressure Cook – High for 7 minutes.
Allow to natural release for 2-3 minutes, then manually release the rest of the pressure.
Once pin has dropped and pressure is fulling released, open lid and serve.
Cut into pieces and serve, or using tongs, remove enchiladas individually and scoop sauce from bottom of insert.
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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!