Instant Pot Beef Pho

Instant Pot Beef Pho

Light, but hearty and packed with flavor, Instant Pot Beef Pho proves how easy it is to make!


Broth – 4 inches fresh ginger – 1 large onion roughly chopped – 2 pounds beef soup bones – 1 pound flank steak or other lean beef such as sirloin or brisket – 1 to 2 star anise pods – 2 to 3 cloves – 1 tablespoon cardamom pods – 1 to 2 cinnamon sticks – 1 tablespoon coriander seeds – 2 teaspoons brown sugar – 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


Finishing Touches – 2 to 3 tablespoons fish sauce to taste – 5 to 6 tablespoons soy sauce to taste – 12 oz. rice noodles – Bean sprouts to taste – Fresh lime juice to taste



Toast anise pods, cloves, cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks, and coriander seeds in a frying pan.



Heat oil in the Instant Pot set to the saute program. Cook the ginger and onion for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring often.

Add steak.


Switch off the saute function and add the spices. Stir and add beef soup bones and flank steak.



Fill with water under the max line. Close the lid and set to the “sealing” position. Set on manual high pressure for 45 to 90 minutes



When the broth is done, remove the steak and slice. Pass the broth through a sieve. Season with fish sauce, soy sauce, and brown sugar. 



Dish broth into bowls and garnish with rice noodles, lime juice, beef slices, bean sprouts, basil, mint, scallions, and jalapeños.

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