Here is a simple and easy pot roast recipe for your pressure cooker. You do not need to simmer for hours on the stove to come up with a tender and juicy pot roast. You can do this for an hour using your pressure cooker.
2 pounds beef roast (you can use beef chuck)
1 medium size carrots cut into chunks
1 rib celery cut into chunks
1 small white onion cut in halves
2 cloves of garlic coarsely chopped
1/4 cup tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 tablespoon black peppercorns
3/4 cup dry white whine
2 cups beef broth
15 baby onions
15 baby carrots
flat leaf parsley for garnish
1. Rub the meat with liberal amount of salt and pepper on all sides.
2. Heat the oil on the cooker over medium heat and then brown the meat on all sides, around 2 minutes altogether.
3.Pour the white wine and broth on the cooker. Add the onion and carrot chunks, celery, garlic, tomato paste, peppercorns and thyme.
4.Stir the ingredients to mix and lock the lid and bring to pressure over high heat. This can take around 5-7 minutes.
5. When pressure builds up, reduce the heat to medium and set your timer to 40 minutes.
6.Remove from heat and let it sit for 10 minutes more.
7.Release pressure according to your cooker’s instructions.
8. Remove and discard the carrot, celery and onion pieces but leave the juices on the pot.
9. Add the baby carrots and onions on the cooker and bring to pressure, around 5 minutes.
10.Set your timer to 3 minutes once pressure build up to cook the vegetables.
11.Cut the beef across the grain into 1-inch thick slices.
12.Add the cooked baby onions and carrots to the beef slices, along with the remaining juice.
13. Garnish with parsley and serve.