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Are you looking for an easy ground beef recipe for your Instant Pot? These Tavern Sandwiches are a loose meat sandwich recipe the whole family will love. Skillet and crock pot recipes also included!
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Tavern Burgers - Electric Pressure Cooker Recipe

If you are using a lean beef add the whole can of gumbo soup to make sure you have about 1 cup of liquid.
Course Main
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 3/4 ounce can chicken gumbo soup partially drained (use best judgement for enough liquid)
  • 10 3/4 ounce tomato soup
  • 2 Tablespoons mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon ketchup
  • 8 slices American cheese
  • Sandwich Buns split


  • With lid off turn on the Instant Pot and select the Saute button.You will want to saute on "normal" aka medium heat.
  • Cook ground beef until no longer pink, hit cancel to shut off saute feature and drain.
  • Add remaining ingredients (except cheese and bun) to pressure cooker.
  • With lid on cook on high pressure with manual mode for 7 minutes.
  • Then use quick release.
  • Spoon beef mixture onto bun and add cheese slice to serve.


You need a cup of liquid to ensure the burn light doesn't come on so depending on a lot of factors you may need to add about 1/3 cup of water.