Everyday Meals

Instant Pot® Yankee Pot Roast

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 1/2) pound boneless beef chuck roast
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1 cup beef stock, divided
  • ¾ cup Merlot wine
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1bay leaf
  • aluminum foil
  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • 2 cups frozen pearl onions
  • 3 stalks celery, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • fresh rosemary sprigs, for garnish
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Pat chuck roast dry with a paper towel. Stir together flour, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Sprinkle flour mixture all over the roast, pressing lightly to ensure it sticks to the meat.

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  • Step 2

    Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Add oil. Add roast to the hot oil and cook, without turning, until browned, about 3 minutes. Turn roast to brown each side, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer roast to a plate.

  • Step 3

    Add onion, garlic, and minced rosemary to the pot; cook, stirring often, until onion is translucent, about 6 minutes. Add beef stock, wine, and tomato paste and simmer while scraping the browned bits of food off the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon. Return roast to the pot along with bay leaf.

  • Step 4

    Close and lock the lid, select Meat/Stew function, and set timer for 40 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer’s instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Transfer roast to a plate and tent with aluminum foil for 15 minutes.

  • Step 6

    Add carrots, pearl onions, and celery to the pot. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer’s instructions; set timer for 4 minutes. Allow 5 to 10 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Step 7

    Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer’s instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

  • Step 8

    Slice roast against the grain, or use 2 forks to pull meat into chunks. Transfer roast, vegetables, and sauce to a serving platter. Discard bay leaf and garnish with rosemary sprigs.

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