Instant Pot Beef Brisket Recipe

Makes 12 servings | Gluten free and dairy free

Step 1

6 lb. flat cut brisket, cut into 3-4 pieces and patted dry
2 Tbsp salt
1 Tbsp ground black pepper

Step 2

1 Tbsp coconut oil or ghee
1 large onion, roughly chopped
3 carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
3 ribs celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
3 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
2 Tbsp tomato paste
1 c. preservative-free beef broth


  1. Season the brisket with salt and pepper.
  2. Select the Instant Pot SAUTE function; melt the butter. Sear the brisket, in batches, until well browned on all sides. Remove meat; set aside. Add onion, carrot, celery, and garlic to the pot, cook until fragrant.  Add tomato paste and cook briefly.
  3. Stir in beef broth, work up any brown bits from the bottom. Return meat to the pot. Twist lid to seal.
  4. Select MANUAL function and set timer for 70 minutes. Allow to naturally depressurize.

Batch Cooking:
Here’s how it works. You make one huge batch of Beef Brisket. When the beef brisket is cooking, you prep for the other three meals:

Altogether, we’re talking one afternoon or morning in the kitchen and three meals (plus leftovers!) that will feed a family of four prepared as a result.

Click here for a printable PDF with the complete grocery list and all four recipes.

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