Beef Stew, Instant Pot

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Source: Natalie Nash Simonson


  1. 1 T olive oil
  2. 1 1/2 lbs beef stew meat
  3. 1 t salt
  4. 1 t pepper
  5. 1 t Italian seasoning
  6. 2 1/2 c beef broth
  7. 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
  8. 2 T Worcestershire sauce
  9. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  10. 1 large onion, chopped
  11. 1/2 (16 oz) bag baby carrots, sliced
  12. 1 lb potatoes, cubed
  13. 8 oz celery, sliced
  14. 2 T cornstarch
  15. 2 T water


  1. Add the olive oil to the instant pot and turn on the saute function.
  2. When the oil starts to sizzle add the meat and season with the salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
  3. Cook the meat until browned on all sides.
  4. Add the beef broth to the instant pot and use a spoon to scrape the brown bits from the bottom of the pan.
  5. Add the tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, onion, carrots, and potatoes, and celery.
  6. Close the lid and steam valve on the instant pot.
  7. Cook on high pressure for 35 minutes, then allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes before doing a quick release.
  8. Mix together the cornstarch and cold water in a small bowl and stir into the stew until thickened.

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Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Course: Soup/Stew/Chili
Type of Food: Stew
Key Ingredient: Beef,Potatoes
Difficulty: 1 - Easy
Make Ahead: Yes
Prep Method: Instant Pot

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