Instant Pot Umami Pot Roast


This Instant Pot umami pot roast is a very easy recipe for a delicious pot roast that makes its own gravy.

It is designed particularly for the individuals who do not have time to cook all day, as this pot roast is prepared in a short time in Instant Pot.

Serve as is or with jasmine rice.

Can I make slow cooker pot roast?

Sure! Your Instant Pot can be a great slow cooker. Check this Instant Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots recipe for full instructions.

Umami Pot Roast Ingredients

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Feel free to add your favorite veggies:

Sweet potatoes



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Instant Pot Umami Pot Roast

An entrée meal of beef chuck roast and potatoes with a deliciously flavorful gravy!
4.72 from 7 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrots, Pot Roast, Potatoes, Umami Pot Roast
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Corrie


  • 2 lb beef chuck roast
  • ¾ lb potatoes large bite-sized pieces
  • 2 carrots peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ½ cup red wine
  • 1 teaspoon thyme minced
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • In a bowl, mix together flour with ½ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon smoked paprika, and a ¼ teaspoon black pepper.
  • Marinate the beef chunks into the seasoned flour and keep aside.
  • Press "saute" and add oil.
  • Add beef and saute for about 3 minutes on each until brown.
  • Add onions, celery, and garlic and saute for 3 more minutes.
  • Add red wine, ½ cup of water, thyme and Worcestershire sauce and saute for 1 minute.
  • Sauté for about 1 minute and add potatoes, ½ teaspoon each of salt and black pepper.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 40 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  • Add carrots, close the lid and cook on high pressure for 10 more minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick release and serve 🙂
  • Optional - transfer 1 cup of the cooking liquid in a small saucepan, simmer for about 10 minutes and drizzle over the pot roast


Calories: 686kcal Carbohydrates: 34g Protein: 58g Fat: 33g Saturated Fat: 14g Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g Monounsaturated Fat: 17g Trans Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 196mg Sodium: 894mg Potassium: 1564mg Fiber: 4g Sugar: 4g Vitamin A: 4459IU Vitamin C: 22mg Calcium: 94mg Iron: 8mg
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7 thoughts on “Instant Pot Umami Pot Roast

  1. This sounds delicious, but what kind of beef and how much should I'm seems to be missing from the recipe? MTIA.

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