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Instant Pot​® Pot Roast

Instant Pot​® Pot Roast
  • prep time: 15 min
  • total time: 1 hr 25 min
  • serves: 6 people
  • calories: 451 1 serving

When you make our recipe for Instant Pot® Pot Roast, you get a traditional pot roast dinner with an incredibly flavorful gravy made from our cream of mushroom soup.  Plus, it’s ready in just about half the time that it takes to make a traditional pot roast.  Cooking this comfort food favorite in the Instant Pot® creates a tender roast and locks in flavor.  Searing the beef in the Instant Pot®, then deglazing the pot with wine adds rich, complex flavors. For perfect results, be sure to layer the ingredients as directed in the recipe. 

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $17.71

  • 2 1/2 -to 3-pound boneless beef chuck roast
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 2 large onion, cut in large chunks or wedges (about 3 cups)
  • 5 large carrot, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces or 2 1/2 cups baby-cut carrots
  • 1 pound whole baby red potatoes or medium red potatoes, cut in half
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) Campbell’s® Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Cut the beef in half crosswise (for quicker cooking), then season with salt and pepper.  On a 6-quart Instant Pot®, select the Saute setting. Heat the oil. Add the beef (in batches, if needed) and cook for 15 minutes or until well browned on all sides.  Remove the beef from the pot.  Add the wine and cook, stirring to scrape up the browned bits from the bottom of the pot. Press Cancel.

  • Step 2

    Layer the onions, carrots, potatoes, thyme and beef in the Instant Pot®.  Spoon the soup over the beef (the order is important, so don't stir until after the cooking is done). 

  • Step 3

    Lock the lid and close the pressure release valve. Pressure cook on High pressure, setting the timer to 45 minutes (timer will begin counting down once pressure is reached- it takes about 10 minutes). When done, press Cancel and use the quick release method to release the pressure.

  • Step 4

    Remove the beef to a serving plate, cover and keep warm.  Select the Saute setting and cook the vegetables and gravy for 10 minutes or until the gravy is slightly thickened.  Remove and discard the thyme.  Season to taste.  Slice the beef and serve with the vegetables and gravy.

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  • Instant Pot Pot Roast

    Jeffrey b.
    June 16, 2020

    Was looking for an easy way to use up beef from the freezer, and this was a good option. The directions were clear, and the results were tasty. The only reason I didn't give it all five stars is that the 45 minute cooking time was a bit too much for the carrots. Next time I will try 30-35 minutes so the carrots are firmer. Thanks!

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Calories 451
Fat Calories 168
Total Fat 18.7 g
Sat. Fat 5.7 g
Trans Fat 0.6 g
Sugar 6.21 g
Vitamin A 504
Vitamin C 13.9 mg
Calcium 61 mg
Iron 4.9 mg
Potassium 1023 mg
Cholesterol 133 mg
Sodium 488 mg
Total Carb 26 g
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
Protein 42.4 g
Total Fat %DV 24 %DV
sat-fat-dv 29 %DV
Vitamin A 56 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 5 %DV
Iron 27 %DV
Cholesterol 44 %DV
Total Carb %DV 9 %DV
Potassium 22 %DV
Fiber 12 %DV
added-sugars 0 g
vitamin-d 0.1 mg
vitamin-e 0.71 mg
vitamin-k 16.6 mg
thiamine 0.191 mg
riboflavin 0.376 mg
niacin 6.434 mg
vitamin-b6 0.62 mg
folate 45 mg
vitamin-b12 4.35 mg
biotin 0 mg
pantothenic-acid 1.351 mg
phosphorus 354 mg
iodine 0 mg
magnesium 57 mg
zinc 14.9650108169 mg
selenium 46 mg
copper 0.267 mg
manganese 0.237 mg
chromium 0 mg
molybdenum 0 mg
chloride 0 mg
choline 0 mg
Sodium %DV 488.912805 mg
added-sugars-dv 0 %DV
Vitamin D 1 %DV
Vitamin E 5 %DV
Vitamin K 14 %DV
Thiamin 16 %DV
Riboflavin 29 %DV
Niacin 40 %DV
Vitamin B6 36 %DV
folate-dv 11 %DV
Vitamin B12 181 %DV
Biotin 0 %DV
Panthothenic Acid 27 %DV
Phosphorus 28 %DV
Iodine 0 %DV
Magnesium 14 %DV
Zinc 136 %DV
Selenium 84 %DV
copper-dv 30 %DV
Manganese 10 %DV
Chromium 0 %DV
Molybdenum 0 %DV
chloride-dv 0 %DV
choline-dv 0 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.