Easy Instant Pot Hamburgers
Make Easy Instant Pot Hamburgers for a quick dinner in your electric pressure cooker using ground beef and a few other ingredients in foil packs. This easy recipe is perfect when you can't grill or fry hamburger patties, and even picky eaters approve!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
- 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon dried minced onions
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 cup water
- barbecue sauce
- cheese, if desired
Add water, sea salt, dried onions and pepper to ground beef, and mix well
Form into patties, about 1/2 inch thick
Place hamburger patties separately on squares of aluminum foil, and form into loose foil packs
Add 1 cup water to Instant Pot, place trivet inside, and pile foil packs on top of trivet
Turn valve to sealing position, hit PRESSURE COOK for 15 minutes, and do a 5 minute natural release
Hit cancel, and when pin drops, open cover, and remove foil packs.
Open foil packs, place hamburger patties on baking sheet, brush each patty with a thin layer of barbecue sauce, and broil in oven for 5 minutes, or until top is brown and slightly crisp
Turn oven off, add cheese, if desired, and serve on buns with your favorite toppings
Recipe was made in 6-quart Instant Pot pressure cooker.
Hamburger patties should reach internal temperature of 160 degrees, according to meat thermometer, when cooked