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Corned beef with vegetables on a plate.

Instant Pot Corned Beef

This Instant Pot Corned Beef is the best you will ever make! You can serve it with veggies that cook in the same pot or use it for sandwiches. This corned beef is cooked without beer!

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot corned beef
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
natural release 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 597 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 3 to 6 lbs corned beef with seasoning packet
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 3 cups any broth or stock
  • 1 ½ lbs baby potatoes
  • ½ cabbage head
  • 3 large carrots

Instructions

  1. Make sure the stainless steel insert is in your Instant Pot.
  2. Start by rough chopping the onion. Place it in the Instant Pot along with garlic.
  3. Rinse the meat and place it on top of the onions.
  4. Sprinkle seasoning over the meat.
  5. Add liquid.
  6. Make sure the Instant Pot is set to cook at HIGH pressure. Press the "manual" setting and set the timer to 75 minutes.
  7. The IP will beep after a few seconds and it will start coming to pressure. This will take about 12 minutes.
  8. Once the timer is done, press the "cancel/off" button and do not flip the sealing valve. Let the Instant Pot release the pressure naturally. It will take about 12 to 15 minutes.
  9. When the pressure pin drops, carefully open the lid away from your face (there will be some steam left in the pot). Remove the meat onto a plate and set it aside.
  10. Chop the cabbage into large chunks. Slice baby potatoes in half, large ones into quarters. Chop carrots into large chunks. Add potatoes, carrots, and cabbage to the liquid in the Instant Pot. Close the lid and set the timer to 4 minutes.

  11. Once the cooking cycle is done, flip the valve to release the pressure quickly.
  12. Slice the meat and serve with veggies and the sauce.

Recipe Notes

  • If you are not a fan of cabbage or simply want the meat to slice for Reuben sandwiches, skip the step of cooking veggies.
  • DO NOT flip the pressure vent to release pressure when the cooking cycle is done. This will result in tough meat. I ALWAYS let the Instant Pot release the pressure naturally.
  • The sodium comes from the process the meat is prepared by the manufacturer. Use low-sodium stock or broth.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Corned Beef
Amount Per Serving
Calories 597 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 122mg41%
Sodium 3032mg132%
Potassium 1514mg43%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 5172IU103%
Vitamin C 115mg139%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.