Instant Pot Caldo de Res

Clear soup with corn ear, beef chunks and chopped carrot and zucchini in brown bowl

This Instant Pot Caldo de Res recipe gives you real Mexican beef soup flavor in just 30 minutes!

Clear soup with corn ear, beef chunks and chopped carrot and zucchini in brown bowl

It's a flavorful and quick way to create a traditional Mexican beef soup in your Instant Pot pressure cooker.

A light one-pot meal using simple ingredients.

What is Caldo de Res?

Traditional Caldo De Res is a deliciously popular Mexican Beef Stew filled with hearty vegetables that serve as a filling comfort meal without being terribly unhealthy.

Instant Pot Caldo de Res Recipe Video

Can I replace the beef?

You can use chuck roast or beef bone for a similar taste.

You can also make this Instant Pot Caldo de Res recipe with chicken legs instead of beef.

If you are doing so, cook for 10 minutes instead of 20.

Instant Pot Caldo de Res

What makes this soup so special?

  • This Instant Pot recipe is done in a flash if you compare it to the traditional way.
  • A simple Pour & Cook recipe, easy and tasty!
  • All of the amazing flavors you expect of Caldo De Res without all the work make it even more amazing.

How to make it a Low Carb recipe?

It is so versatile that you can replace corn and potatoes with cauliflower or radishes for a delicious low-carb version.

What else can I add to my recipe?

You can any vegetable of your wish for this versatile recipe. Or add:

How to make Instant Pot Caldo de Res?

Gather your necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Caldo de Res

Add chopped onions & minced garlic to your Instant Pot.

Now add in all the chopped vegetables, corn, water, and spices.

Add beef stew and cilantro.

Cover the pot and set it to High Pressure for 20 minutes.

Do a Quick Release afterward.

Dish out and enjoy your meal 🙂

Instant Pot Soup Recipes 

Instant Pot Broccoli Soup

Instant Pot Navy Bean Soup

Instant Pot Chicken Soup

Instant Pot Cheeseburger Soup

Instant Pot Taco Soup

Instant Pot Mexican Recipes 

Instant Pot Carne Asada

Instant Pot Chicken Enchiladas

Instant Pot Chicken Tacos

Instant Pot Taco Pasta

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Clear soup with corn ear, beef chunks and chopped carrot and zucchini in brown bowl

Instant Pot Caldo de Res

This Mexican dinner soup is chock full of beef and goodness of tender veggies.
4.69 from 22 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef stew meat, Caldo de Res, corn, mix vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Corrie


  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 garlic minced
  • 2 zucchini 1 inch
  • 8 red potatoes cut in half
  • 1 chayote peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 carrot peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 cob corn cut into rounds
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cabbage cut into slices
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 lb beef stew meat
  • ½ cup cilantro


  • Place onion and garlic into the Instant Pot.
  • Add zucchini, potatoes, cabbage, chayote, carrot, and corn.
  • Add beef, cilantro, cumin and salt.
  • Add water and close the lid.
  • Cook on high pressure for 20 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂


Calories: 259kcal Carbohydrates: 40g Protein: 18g Fat: 3g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 35mg Sodium: 675mg Potassium: 1421mg Fiber: 6g Sugar: 6g Vitamin A: 1489IU Vitamin C: 41mg Calcium: 71mg Iron: 4mg


Tried this Recipe? Pin it for Later!Mention @corriecooksblog or tag #corriecooks!

1 thought on “Instant Pot Caldo de Res

  1. 5 stars
    We’ll, I’ve just closed the lid on the instant pot. In about 20 minutes or so I hope to be enjoying this vegetable laden meal. One observation; I cut the recipe in half and it barely fit into my 6 qt instant pot!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating