Instant Pot Red Wine Pot Roast

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Quick, easy Instant Pot red wine pot roast recipe with simple ingredients- Juicy, tender, melt in your mouth braised chuck roast, loaded in Italian herbs.

My family loves homemade meals and this might be the ultimate comfort meal that everyone approves of and devours in a heartbeat! It’s just as simple as this Instant Pot Pot Roast.

The meat is cooked so well that it just falls apart. Here are some other popular chuck roast recipes:

-Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast

-One Pot Italian Pot Roast

-Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast

-Easy Pot Roast Recipe (Stovetop and Oven)

It’s hearty and perfect as an easy weeknight dinner or special occasions and holidays like Christmas or Easter.

Easy Red Wine Pot Roast Recipe (Instant Pot)

How to make best, classic instant pot red wine pot roast?

  1. Season meat with salt and pepper.
  2. Sear meat on all sides.
  3. Add broth, wine, onions, garlic, herbs and spices.
  4. Cover and cook.
  5. Release pressure.
  6. Add vegetables (if using) and cover and cook again.
  7. Release pressure.
  8. Shred meat with 2 forks.

How to make pot roast gravy in Instant pot/ Pressure cooker?

  1. Remove the cooked meat, potatoes and carrots from the Instant pot and place them on a separate serving dish.
  2. Mix together equal quantities of  cornstarch and water until smooth. Start with 1 tbsp and add more, if necessary.
  3. Add this mixture  in the Instant pot and mix it all together and cook for a few minutes on the “Saute” mode until sauce is thickened.
  4. Serve this gravy with the roast and enjoy.
Red Wine Chuck Roast (Instant Pot)

What is the best cut of meat for pot roast?

Tough and inexpensive cuts of beef are best such as chuck and brisket. They can cook slowly for a few hours and become very soft and tender.

What to serve with roast?

What red wine to use for pot roast?

The rule of thumb is to use a red wine that you like to drink because that’s the flavor that would be prominent in this meal. Some popular choices are: Cabernet, Zinfandel, or Merlot.

Easy Instant Pot Red Wine Pot Roast Recipe

Tips and Techniques

-Can you use frozen roast? The recipe below is for a thawed roast. However, you can use a frozen one but you will need to add 20-30 minutes to your pressure cooking time. You will also have to skip the searing step.

-Add any vegetables of your choice– Carrots, onions and potatoes are the most popular but you can also add parsnips, sweet potatoes or turnips.

Add vegetables near the end– Don’t add carrots and potatoes in the beginning because they cook very quickly and will become vey soft and “mushy.” Adding them near the end for the best texture.

-Use low sodium broth– This prevents the meal from becoming too salty.

-Cooking time may vary– This depends on the type of pressure cooker you use as well as a personal preference of how you like your beef. If it’s not tender enough to your liking, just cook for longer (up to 80 minutes).

-You must sear the meat- Because it gives it a nice crispy exterior and helps with the overall texture.

-Adjust amount of herbs and spices– This is based on your preference. Add more or less of whatever you like or dislike.

-Make crockpot/ slow cooker red wine pot roast– Sear the meat and add it in the crockpot, along with the other ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.

-Can you freeze pot roast? Absolutely. Once it cool down completely, store in a sealed air-tight container in the freezer for up to 1 month. Let it thaw in the fridge overnight before reheating in the microwave or stovetop,

Easy Instant Pot Red Wine Pot Roast Recipe
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Instant Pot Red Wine Pot Roast

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 20 mins
Total Time
1 hr 30 mins
 

Quick, easy Instant Pot red wine pot roast recipe with simple ingredients- Juicy, tender, melt in your mouth braised chuck roast, loaded in Italian herbs.

Servings: 6 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Calories: 551 kcal
Author: Abeer

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 3-4 pound Chuck roast
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1 cup Beef broth
  • 1 cup Red wine
  • 1 cup Onion Roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Parsley Dried
  • 1 tsp Oregano Dried
  • 1 tsp Thyme Dried
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1-2 Carrots Optional, Cut into half inch round slices
  • 2-3 cups potatoes Optional, Diced into 1.5 inch pieces

Instructions

  1. Turn Instant pot to “Saute”mode and heat oil.

  2. Add roast and season one side with salt and pepper and sear it.

  3. Then, flip it over and season the other side with salt and pepper and sear it.

  4. Sear and brown the sides of the roast too.

  5. Add broth, red wine, onion, garlic, paprika, parsley, oregano, thyme, tomato paste, bay leaf.

  6. Put the lid on and turn up the the valve to “Sealing.” Select “Manual” mode and set the time for 60 minutes.

  7. When the cook time is over, let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes before turning the valve to “Venting.”

  8. Open the lid and add carrots and potatoes (optional).

  9. Put the lid on again and turn the valve to “Sealing” and select “Manual” mode and set the time for 10 minutes.

  10. When the cook time is over, let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes before turning the valve to “Venting.”

  11. Open the lid and shred beef with 2 forks. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above. 
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. 
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Red Wine Pot Roast
Amount Per Serving
Calories 551 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 156mg52%
Sodium 391mg16%
Potassium 1250mg36%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 46g92%
Vitamin A 1905IU38%
Vitamin C 12.8mg16%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 7.6mg42%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Happy cooking everyone!

2 comments on “Instant Pot Red Wine Pot Roast”

  1. Sounds great! Can’t wait to try. I’m just wondering, should the pressure be hi or low? 🤔
    Thanks!

    • I don’t have that setting on my instant pot. Maybe you use a different one than I do. I asked a friend and she said she makes it on “High.” Hope this helps.

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