Whole30 Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef

Make beef barbacoa like Chipotle at home with this Instant Pot barbacoa recipe

Recipe By: Madeline
Prep: 15 minutesCook: 55 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings 1x



  1. Trim excess fat from the roast and cut into 4 even peices and salt liberally on all sides
  2. Blend garlic, dried chipotle peppers, pitted dates, apple cider vinegar, beef broth, cumin, oregano, and salt in a high speed blender and set to the side
  3. Heat avocado oil in the Instant Pot on saute
  4. Add the beef to the Instant Pot and brown on all sides
  5. Turn the Instant Pot off saute
  6. Pour the liquid in the Instant Pot on the browned beef
  7. Close the Instant Pot, set to sealing, and set to manual high pressure for 45 minutes
  8. The Instant Pot will come to pressure, cook for 45 minutes and then beep
  9. After the beep, manually release the IP pressure
  10. Remove the beef from the Instant Pot and shred with two forks
  11. Pour the juice from the Instant Pot over the shredded beef and enjoy!
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