Instant Pot Beef Short Ribs

4 from 1 vote

Instant Pot Beef Short Ribs

Excellent flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 512 kcal


  • 1 Pressure Cooker Insta Pot is a common one


  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sage
  • 2 lbs. beef short rib
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
  • 1 6 oz tomato paste
  • 1 ½ Cup Water
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 cloves garlic whole


  • Mix the first five ingredients (the spices) and rub on the outside of the beef short rib; set aside.
  • Set your instant 2ot to saute.
  • Drizzle oil into instant pot.
  • Using tongs, lower short ribs into Instant Pot.
  • Sear all sides.
  • Remove short ribs; set aside.
  • Add tomato paste, water, balsamic, Dijon mustard, cocoa, and garlic to the Instant Pot and mix with a spoon until combined.
  • Add short ribs.
  • Place lid on Instant Pot and lock into place.
  • Make sure your steam vent is turned to closed.
  • Tum the settings to “Pressure Cooker”, and set the timer for 40 minutes.
  • Once the 40 minutes are up, let the Instant Pot sit for 10 minutes.
  • Carefully press the pressure release valve.
  • Once all the pressure is released, unlock the lid.
  • Spoon sauce over each piece of beef short rib and serve warm.

Nutrition Disclaimer

Paulson Pursuits is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.


Calories: 512kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 46gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 134mgSodium: 1209mgPotassium: 1371mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 888IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 7mg
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