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Instant Pot Venezuelan Oxtail Soup

Course Soup
Cuisine Venezuelan
Keyword oxtail, rabo, recipes, sancocho, soup
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 716kcal
Author Oriana Mommy's Home Cooking

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ - 2 lb Rumba Meats Oxtail (1 package)
  • 6 cups beef or chicken broth, divided
  • 3 ears of corn, cleaned and sliced into 3 parts each (you can use frozen if fresh is not available)
  • 1 cup onion, thinly diced
  • 1 cup leeks, sliced
  • ½ cup green onion, sliced
  • 1 cup mini red sweet peppers, thinly diced
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced and divided
  • ½ lb Yautia (Ocumo), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ lb White Yam (ñame), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ lb Cassaba (Yuca), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ lb Butternut Squash (Auyama), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Salt and black pepper to taste (I added 2 teaspoons of salt + 1/2 teaspoon black pepper)
  • Cilantro leaves, chopped

Instructions

  • Add oxtail, 4 cups broth, and corn to the Instant Pot. Secure lid and close the pressure release valve. Select “Manual” mode and adjust the time to 35 minutes. Cook. When the time is over, press “Cancel”. Carefully turn the vent to release the pressure. Remove the lid.
  • Add onion, leeks, green onions, red peppers, 3 garlic cloves, yautia, white yam, cassava butternut squash and the remaining 2 cups of broth. Mix to combine. Taste and add salt and pepper to your taste, if necessary. Secure lid and close the pressure release valve. Select “Manual” mode and adjust the time to 5 minutes. Cook. When the time is over, press “Cancel”. Carefully turn the vent to release the pressure. Remove the lid.
  • Add the remaining 2 garlic cloves and cilantro leaves. Mix to combine.
  • Serve hot in large soup bowls, dividing the meat and vegetables evenly. Add a squish of lime juice or hot sauce, if desired. Serve along with arepas and or casabe (cassava bread).

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Notes

Do not fill the Instant Pot with liquid higher than the MAX line on the inner pot.
 
 
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Please note that nutritional information is a rough estimate and it can vary depending on the products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 716kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 61g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 187mg | Sodium: 1695mg | Potassium: 1320mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 7870IU | Vitamin C: 92.2mg | Calcium: 142mg | Iron: 9.3mg