clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Keto Beef Brisket in the Instant Pot sliced with avocado garnish

Keto Beef Brisket in the Instant Pot

  • Author: Mellissa Sevigny
  • Total Time: 1 hour 11 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


A tender and delicious keto beef brisket in the Instant Pot.  Low carb and Atkins friendly, this keto beef brisket will be a hit with the entire family! Dairy free, nut free, egg free too.


  • 2.5 lb beef brisket
  • 1/4 cup Keto BBQ seasoning (or any sugar free store brand)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado or other light tasting oil
  • 4 slices peeled onion
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons low sugar ketchup (I used Heinz)


  1. Rub brisket on all sides with bbq seasoning.
  2. Heat oil in Instant Pot on Saute function.
  3. Place the seasoned brisket into the pot and sear for 3 minutes per side.
  4. Remove with tongs and add the four slices of onion to the bottom of the pot.
  5. Place the brisket, fat side up on top of the onions.
  6. Whisk together the water, apple cider vinegar and ketchup.  Pour around the brisket.
  7. Cover and seal according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  8. Set to Manual, High Pressure and enter 60 minutes on the timer.
  9. When finished cooking, use the quick release function to remove steam and pressure.
  10. Once all steam is removed, unlock and carefully remove the lid.
  11. Remove the brisket to a cutting board and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  12. Serve the sliced brisket with the onions and pan juices.


Net carbs per serving = 1g

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 66 minutes
  • Category: Keto Dinner Recipes
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 2 slices (about 4 ounces)
  • Calories: 380
  • Fat: 28g
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 29g

Keywords: Instant Pot, beef, brisket, pressure cooking, bbq, barbecue, dinner, keto, low carb, Atkins

5 Tools to Achieve Keto Success 

How to get the results you want...easily!

free email bonus