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Easy Beef Rice Pilaf Instant Pot

Easy Beef And Rice Pilaf Instant Pot

Love Keil
Easy Beef And Rice Pilaf Instant Pot - delicious beef flavored rice pilaf cooked in instant pot.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course One Pot Meal
Cuisine Russian
Servings 6
Calories 591 kcal




  • Turn Instant Pot on "SAUTE" mode. Add oil and bacon pieces and saute for 5 minutes, stirring few times. Next add 2 cups of diced onion and cook/stir for another 5 minutes (If you don't like cooking with bacon grease, now it will be a good time to take a spoon and remove it from the Instant Pot. I personally like to cook with bacon grease!) .
    How to make rice pilaf in instant pot.
  • Now, add beef and stir. Add 2 teaspoons Montereal Steak Spice, 2 teaspoons Kosher salt, 1 teaspoon turmeric, 1 teaspoon coriander and 2 cups of water. Place 2 bay leaves over the top and give it a nice stir.
    Cooking beef in instant pot.
  • Cover & lock the lid of the Instant Pot. Cook on Meat/Stew Mode for 30 minutes. After Quick Release the pressure and add 2 cups of carrots and 2 cups of washed rice to the top of the meat. Do Not Stir.
    Rice and carrots added to the meat mixture.
  • Close and lock the lid. Cook on Meat/Stew Pressure for 5 minutes. Natural Release the Pressure for 15 minutes. After open the lid and give the beef and rice a nice stir. Garnish with chopped parsley. Serve with Easy Greek Salad Recipe. Enjoy!
    Instant Pot Beef and Rice


  • Use your favorite meat spices when making rice pilaf with beef. 
  • Store leftovers in airtight container inside the fridge for up to 3 days. Rice pilaf tastes amazing when reheated in the skillet with eggs and cheese next day. 
  • Add whole unpeeled garlic ON TOP of uncooked rice, top removed for that EXTRA garlic flavor right before closing the instant pot. I always do this when having garlic on hands. 
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Serving: 1gCalories: 591kcalCarbohydrates: 59gProtein: 21gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 1012mgPotassium: 541mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 7128IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 63mgIron: 2mg
Keyword beef, instant pot, rice
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