Beef Stew Instant Pot Recipes

How to make Beef Stew | Instant Pot Recipes

How to make Beef Stew | Instant Pot Recipes

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Finally, after making more than 20 video recipes with Instant Pot, we felt that we gained enough confidence. It’s time to start converting regular recipes into pressure cooking meals. Our first converted recipe will be a Beef Stew. Laura Vitale inspired us to make this recipe. Certainly, everybody knows that hearty, tasteful and flavorful Stew is a real jewel in the crown of the comfort food. Many of us figured out how to make Beef Stew in Slow Cooker. Here is a challenge. Frequently, there is no enough time during the weekday nights to make this delicious winter dish. What if I tell that you can make yummy and succulent Beef Stew in 1/3 of a time you would have to spend on Slow Cooker recipe. Of course, we will be using all the traditional Beef Stew ingredients to make traditional Beef Stew recipe.

The best recipes for busy families is the motto of our website. Start experimenting with regular recipes after gaining experience and convert them into Pressure cooking fast and delicious masterpieces without compromising quality.

Servings: 10


  • 4 lbs of Chuck Roast
  • ¼ cup of All Purpose Flour
  • 3 Tbsp of Olive Oil
  • 2 Onion
  • 1 lb Potatoes
  • 1 cup of Red Wine
  • 5 Carrots
  • 3 Stalks of Celery
  • 4 Cloves of Garlic, chopped
  • ¼ cup of Tomato Paste
  • 3 cups of Beef Broth
  • 1 Tbsp of Fresh Thyme
  • 1 Tbsp of Fresh Rosemary, minced
  • 2 Bay Leaf, dried or fresh
  • 1 cup of Frozen but thawed Baby Peas
  • Salt and Pepper to taste



Make your choice based on the budget, number of family members, kitchen size and other relevant considerations.

Here is a quick tip to consider when selecting the size of Instant Pot:

3Qt size – good for 2 people
6Qt size – good for 3-4 people
8Qt size – good for 5-6 people


  1. Cut the beef into cubes and sprinkle with flour. Mix it well.
  2. Select (Sauté) program and set Mode Indicator to “More”. Adjust time to 30 minutes.
  3. Pour olive oil, add the meat and cook it for about 5 to 7 minutes or until seared well on all sides. Keep moving the meat cubes, so they won’t stick to the bottom of the Inner Pot.
  4. Add the beef broth and wine. Deglaze the bottom by using a spoon.
  5. Stir in the onions, carrots, potatoes, celery,  garlic and tomato paste.
  6. Add the salt, rosemary, thyme, bay leaves and ground black pepper.
  7. Close the lid and turn the steam release handle to “Sealing” position.
  8. Cancel (Sauté) program.
  9. Select “Meat/Stew” program. “High” pressure mode and 35 minutes time are default settings.
  10. When time is up, open the lid by making a quick release. When the lid comes off, add green peas and mix thoroughly.
  11. Select “Sauté” program and cook it for about 1 minute.
  12. Cancel “Sauté” program.
  13. Beef Stew is ready now. Serve it.
  14. Remember: Beef Stew ingredients are traditional but the time we spent on making this meal is extraordinary shorter.

Nutrition Facts Disclaimer

(Nutrition Facts provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Other Instant Pot Recipes

Now you know how to make Beef Stew in Pressure Cooker. If you are a serious meat lover, check the following recipes:

Mississippi Pot Roast

Ground Beef Chili

Beef Stroganoff

Whole Roasted Chicken

Moroccan Lamb Tajine

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