Instant Pot Italian Beef

Shredded beef with pepperoncini n top in brown bowl

Zesty, tangy, and full of flavor, this recipe for Instant Pot Italian Beef results in the most mouthwatering, tender beef.

Shredded beef with pepperoncini n top in brown bowl

Pile them high with melted provolone cheese, tender shredded beef, onions, pepperoncini and serve with a side of super flavorful au jus!

They make an excellent family dinner.

What is Italian Beef?

The Instant Pot Italian Beef is tender shredded chuck roast cooked in the Instant Pot with onions, pepperoncini peppers, and delicious sauces.

It is traditionally made in the slow cooker, but with your Instant Pot, you can have it done much much faster!

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What type of Beef should I go for?

For this Italian Beef recipe, you will be using a chuck roast.

To make sure that you get really tender beef all the way through you will want to cut your roast in 2 to 3 large pieces.

Instant Pot Italian Beef

I also recommend cutting away any really large chunks of white fat.

This Instant Pot Italian Beef recipe can also work with beef bouillon cubes.

What to do with the leftovers?

Leftover Italian Beef can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, or frozen in the leftover juices for up to 3 months.

How to serve?

Instant Pot Italian Beef makes amazing Italian Beef Sandwiches that you serve on warm crusty rolls.

Serve as tender juicy savory shredded beef with refreshing crunchy pickled vegetables in soft crusty Italian bread.

Just as we have done in the Instant Pot French Dip recipe.

How to make Instant Pot Italian Beef

Let's get started by gathering the ingredients.

Instant Pot Italian Beef

Now let us saute the pot  and add butter, minced garlic, and onions. Saute for 2-3 minutes.

Instant Pot Italian Beef

Now add the beef chuck.

Instant Pot Italian Beef

Add some pepperoncini to spice the beef up a bit.

Instant Pot Italian Beef

Add beef broth, dried Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar.

Instant Pot Italian Beef

Set the pot to High Pressure for 50 minutes.

Wait for a a Natural Release afterward.

Instant Pot Italian Beef

Take the beef chuck out and shred it.

Instant Pot Italian Beef

Serve & enjoy 🙂

Instant Pot Italian Beef

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Shredded beef with pepperoncini n top in brown bowl

Instant Pot Italian Beef

A delicious recipe of tender beef packed with flavorsome spices and seasonings.
4.50 from 2 votes
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Course: dinner, lunch, Main Course, party
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef, beef chuck, Instant Pot Italian Beef, italian seasoning
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Corrie


  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 5 garlic cloves peeled & minced
  • 3 ½ beef chuck
  • 4 pepperoncini pepper
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • ½ cup worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning


  • Press "saute" and add butter.
  • Add onion and garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add beef chuck, pepperoncini pepper, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper flakes, brown sugar, and dried Italian seasoning and stir well.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 50 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, wait for a natural release.
  • Take tout he beef chuck and shred it.
  • Serve and enjoy.


Calories: 6016kcal Carbohydrates: 75g Protein: 612g Fat: 365g Saturated Fat: 160g Polyunsaturated Fat: 30g Monounsaturated Fat: 185g Trans Fat: 22g Cholesterol: 2180mg Sodium: 4891mg Potassium: 12206mg Fiber: 6g Sugar: 46g Vitamin A: 1138IU Vitamin C: 64mg Calcium: 927mg Iron: 76mg


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