Easy Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

Easy Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

Main Dish Roasts

VERY tender and delicious. Using the pressure cooker saves SO much time that this recipe can be used on a weekday and still you can manage to eat dinner at a decent hour.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 450
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 1h 20m


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (3 pound) boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch seasoned salt, or to taste
  • 1 pinch onion powder, or to taste
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can beef broth
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large onion, cut into 4 wedges
  • 4 carrots, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces


  • 1   Heat oil in a pressure cooker over medium-high heat. Brown roast on all sides in the hot oil; season with pepper, seasoned salt, and onion powder.
  • 2   Pour in beef broth and Worcestershire sauce, add the quartered onion, and seal the lid. Bring the cooker up to full pressure. Reduce heat to low, maintaining full pressure, and cook for 30 minutes.
  • 3   Use the quick-release method to lower the pressure. Mix in carrots and potatoes, seal the lid again, and return the pressure cooker to the heat. Bring the cooker up to full pressure and cook for an additional 15 minutes. Use the quick-release method again and transfer the roast and vegetables to a serving dish.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 21.8g 34%
    Saturated Fat 8.0g  
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 311mg 12%
Potassium 1151mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 38.3g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5.4g 22%
Protein 25.1g 50%
Sugars 4g  
Vitamin A 6029IU  
Vitamin C 40mg  
Calcium 56mg  
Iron 4mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 9mg  
Vitamin B6 1mg  
Magnesium 65mg  
Folate 45mcg