Instant Pot Best Beef Stew


This Instant Pot stew recipe is the ultimate, hearty, melt-in-your-mouth comfort food. It's so easy to make in an Instant Pot for a simple midweek dinner.

looking down at a bowl of beef stew
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 pound beef chuck, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 4 Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed

  • 1 ½ cups mushrooms, halved

  • 1 onion, cut into 6 wedges

  • 2 carrots, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 cups beef broth

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary


  1. Gather all ingredients.

    All gathered ingredients.

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  2. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot) and select the Sauté function. Melt butter in the pot. Cook beef chuck cubes in batches until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes per batch.

    Meat chunks in pressure cooker

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  3. Return all beef chuck cubes to the pot. Add potatoes, mushrooms, onion, carrots, and garlic; cover with beef broth. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, salt, pepper, and rosemary.

    Spices added to the pot.

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  4. Close and lock the lid. Select Meat/Stew function, according to the manufacturer's instructions; set the timer for 35 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  5. Release pressure using the natural-release method, according to the manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

352 Calories
16g Fat
32g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 352
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 1321mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 8mg 39%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 542mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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