Instant Pot Old-Fashioned Pot Roast

This old fashioned pot roast is juicy, tender and yummy. Once you have it you always want to have more.

I’m eating it with baked potatoes and a good beer :]

If you like this recipe, try out this Instant Pot London Broil which is very similar.

Instant Pot Old-Fashioned Pot Roast
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chuck roast, Old-Fashioned Pot Roast, Worcestershire sauce
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 3 lb chuck roast
  • black pepper to taste
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsbp canola oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 3 cup beef stock
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 sprig rosemary fresh
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 lb baby red potatoes
  • 2 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 4 carrots diagonally cut
  • Turn on the instant pot and select sauté.
  • Season beef with 1½ teaspoons of salt and 1 teaspoon black pepper.
  • Add oil, beef and sauté for 3 minutes for each side.
  • Add onions and sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Further add tomato paste and garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Stir in red wine, beef stock, thyme, rosemary, bay leaves, potato, carrots and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Close the lid of the instant pot.
  • Set the instant pot to “Manual” at high pressure for 60 minutes, release the pressure quickly through steam vent.
  •  Open the lid and remove potatoes, carrots and beef from instant pot.
  • Take a bowl and whisk cornstarch with ¼ cup cold water, set it aside.
  • Again, select sauté setting.
  • Add cornstarch and cook for about 3 minutes.
  • Serve beef, carrots and tomatoes with this juice and enjoy.
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