Instant Pot Beef Pie

One of the classic and traditional British pie recipes for family dinners… This pie is loaded with the flavors of beef, peas, corn,carrot and tomato paste and then, topped with a crust or of mashed potatoes.

Instant Pot Beef Pie
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Beef Pie, carrot, corns, ground beef
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings: 6
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrot peeled and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup frozen corn
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley minced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 lb potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese grated freshly
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Place the oil in the Instant Pot and select “Sauté”. Then add the onion and carrot and cook for about 3-4 minutes. 
  • Add garlic and cook for about 1 minute. 
  • Add beef and cook for about 4-5 minutes or until browned. 
  • Select “Cancel” and remove grease from pot. Then, stir in tomato paste, broth, salt and black pepper.
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Cook on “Manual” with “High Pressure” for about3 minutes. 
  • Press “Cancel” and do a quick release.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in water. 
  • Select “Sauté” and add the cornstarch mixture, stirring continuously.
  • Cook for about 4-5 minutes and then, stir in peas, corn and parsley. 
  • Select “Cancel” and transfer the meat mixture into a lightly greased pie plate. 
  • Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. 
  • Now, rinse the pot of Instant Pot.
  • Arrange the trivet in the bottom of Instant Pot and pour water.
  • Place potatoes on top of trivet. 
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Cook on “Manual” with “High Pressure” for about5 minutes. 
  • Press “Cancel” and do a quick release.
  • Remove the lid and transfer the potatoes into a bowl. 
  • With potato masher, mash the potatoes completely. Add remaining ingredients and mix to combine well.
  • Spread potato mixture over beef mixture in pie plate evenly. 
  • Bake for about 30-35 minutes or until top becomes golden brown. 
  • Serve hot.
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