Instant Pot Corned Beef

A classic and super easy recipe for corned beef and cabbage (and taters, too!) cooked up in the Instant Pot in half the time as regular corned beef and cabbage. No brine, no watching the stove, it’s easy! Why Corned Beef Loves the Instant Pot The Instant Pot is perfect for corned beef and cabbage because the high pressure cooking breaks down the tough parts of the meat so that it melts in your mouth. The traditional method of cooking corned beef is to boil it. Boiling generally takes 50 to 60 minutes per pound. Using the boiling method, a 3 lb corned beef brisket can take 3 hours of cooking. The amazing Instant Pot (or any other electric pressure cooker) only requires 90 minutes for that same sized corned beef brisket. The Instant Pot cuts the time in half, which is perfect for people like me who don’t always plan ahead. Then, when you’re slicing the corned beef, you put the cabbage, potatoes and carrots in the pot and they only take two minutes. Perfectly cooked without the hassle. What’s in that Spice Packet, Anyway? A corned beef brisket has been cured in a salt brine with pickling spices.  … Continue reading Instant Pot Corned Beef