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Pressure-Cooker Beef Burritos with Green Chiles

Here's a family favorite that gets mouths watering simply with its heavenly aroma! Hearty and flavorful, it's quick comfort food. —Sally Pahler, Palisade, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour 20 min. + releasing
  • Makes
    14 servings


  • 4 cans (7 ounces each) whole green chiles, undrained
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (4 pounds)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 14 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • Optional toppings: Shredded cheddar cheese, salsa, sour cream, sliced ripe olives


  • Drain chiles, reserving liquid. Coarsely chop chiles; place in a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. Add tomatoes, onion and reserved drained liquid. Cut roast in half. Combine garlic, salt, cumin and cayenne; rub over roast. Place in pressure cooker. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 80 minutes. Let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes; quick-release any remaining pressure. A thermometer inserted in beef should read at least 165°.
  • Remove roast; shred with 2 forks. Return to pressure cooker; heat through. Using a slotted spoon, serve in tortillas with toppings if desired.
  • Freeze option: Freeze cooled meat mixture and juices in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add water if necessary.
Nutrition Facts
1 burrito: 355 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 499mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 0.500 fat.

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