Instant Pot® Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots

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  • Published Nov 22nd
  • Ready In1h 40m
  • Servings8
  • Calories323
With simple ingredients, you can have a flavorful, comforting pot roast in less time than using an oven or slow cooker.

Instant Pot® Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Instant Pot® Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots for 8 servings:

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 pounds beef chuck roast
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 pound baby potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups baby carrots
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon Dash freshly ground black pepper

Instant Pot® Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook1h 20m
  • Ready In1h 40m

To cook Instant Pot® Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Instant Pot® Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots is about 1 hour 20 minutes , and you can serve your Instant Pot® Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots within 1 hour 40 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Instant Pot® Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots easily:

  1. 1 Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Pour in 2 tablespoons oil. Add roast to hot oil and cook until browned all over, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Add broth.
  2. 2 Combine remaining oil, potatoes, carrots, onion, and soup mix in a resealable plastic bag. Seal and shake to coat evenly. Pour mixture into the pressure cooker and spread out evenly.
  3. 3 Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 60 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  4. 4 Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.
  5. 5 Remove roast from pot and place on a serving platter, leaving drippings in the pot.
  6. 6 Select Saute function and bring drippings to a boil. Combine water and cornstarch in a bowl and add to drippings. Cook, stirring frequently, until slightly thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Season gravy with garlic salt and pepper.
  7. 7 Slice roast and serve with vegetables and gravy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 323 calories; 15.6 grams of fat; 19 grams of carbohydrates; 25.7 grams of protein; 79 milligrams of cholesterol; 1005 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jul 22nd 2019

    Cooking potatoes and carrots the full time will give you mush. I sauté the roast, add the beef broth then pressure cook for 50 minutes. Slow release pressure after 10 minutes, open pot, a ...

  2. Jan 7th 2019

    Not sure why there are so many five star reviews, when they clearly state that they don’t cook the vegetables nearly as long. That is a very important tip regarding this recipe, do not ...

  3. Jan 2nd 2019

    I used a NINE YEAR OLD FROZEN VENISON ROAST for this recipe, and it turned out as tender as any roast I've ever cooked. The Instant Pot is magic!

  4. Dec 12th 2018

    I used whole red potatoes and carrots, added at the same time as the meat. If I were to do it again I would hold off on the carrots until 30 mins. before done.It still tasted REALLY good!

  5. Dec 10th 2018

    Very delicious pot roast and so easy to make in the IP! Perfect meal for a cold night that is simply comforting. The only change I made was cooking the roast for 50 minutes, added the vegeta ...

  6. Nov 19th 2018

    Made for the first time, for company no less and everyone loved it. Meet was tender and flavorful. I added extra potatoes and carrots to make sure there was enough for everyone but otherwis ...

  7. Oct 22nd 2018

    This recipe was such a time saver from my normal pot roast I make in the oven and had wonderful flavor! I put all my ingredients in the pressure cooker and set the timer for 40 minutes. A ...

  8. Sep 26th 2018

    The roast was very tender and flavorful. I usually make a pot roast in the slow cooker, but the Instant Pot made the meat so tasty. It takes about 20 min. to prep, 60 minutes to cook and 20 ...

  9. Sep 19th 2018

    We LOVED IT! I will admit, I didn't add the veggies in from the beginning. I did the roast for the full 60, then manually released the pressure, added the veggies back in and did them for ...