Instant Pot Chile Colorado

This instant pot chile Colorado is a traditional Mexican recipe. The beef is tender and juicy, cooked in a yummy full of flavour tomato sauce. You can use it as a filling for tacos or burritos.

Instant Pot Chile Colorado
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: ancho chilies, beef chuck roast, Chile Colorado
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 3 whole dried ancho chilies
  • 1 can roasted tomatoes undrained
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 3 1/2 lbs beef chuck roast
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
Instructions
  • For Sauce:
    Take a bowl and add chilies in it.
  • Pour boiling water over them and let it sit for 10 minutes.
  • While chilies are soaking, turn on the instant pot.
  • Select sauté and let the pot heat.
  • Add oil, onion and sauté for 4-6 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Stir continuously and add other ingredients for sauce except tomatoes.
  • Let the liquid simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Turn of the instant pot after that.
  • Take chilies out of water, cut them in half, remove the seeds and stem.
  • Place chilies in a blender along with tomatoes and blend till smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper to desired taste.
  • For Meat:
    Season beef with salt and pepper.
  • Turn on the instant pot, add oil and let it heat by selecting sauté.
  • Add in beef and cook for 4-6 minutes on both sides.
  • Place all sauce over the beef.
  • Close the lid of the instant pot.
  • Set the instant pot to “Manual” at high pressure for 3 hours, release the pressure naturally through steam vent.
  • Open the lid of the instant pot.
  • Serve and enjoy with any side dish of your own choice.
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