As the temperature drops and the leaves start falling, nothing warms the soul like a hearty bowl of beef stew. However, traditional beef stew can be time-consuming to prepare and cook. Don’t worry, we have the ultimate solution: the Instant Pot! This one-pot wonder is the perfect tool to whip up a delicious and nutritious beef stew in no time.
– 2 lbs beef stew meat, cut into bite-sized pieces
– 2 tbsp olive oil
– 1 large onion, chopped
– 3 garlic cloves, minced
– 4 cups beef broth
– 1 cup red wine
– 4 large carrots, sliced
– 4 large potatoes, diced
– 2 tbsp tomato paste
– 2 bay leaves
– 1 tsp thyme
– Salt and pepper, to taste
1. Press the “saute” button on your Instant Pot and add olive oil. Once it’s hot, add the beef and saute until browned on all sides.
2. Add onions and garlic and saute for another minute.
3. Pour in beef broth, red wine, tomato paste, bay leaves, and thyme. Stir and season with salt and pepper to taste.
4. Add carrots and potatoes to the pot and stir well.
5. Lock the lid in place, seal the vent, and press the “manual” or “pressure cook” button. Set the timer for 25 minutes.
6. When the timer beeps, let the pressure naturally release for 10 minutes before carefully quick-releasing any remaining pressure.
7. Discard bay leaves and serve hot garnished with fresh parsley.
This Instant Pot Beef Stew is healthy, filling, and easy to make. The recipe is perfect for busy weeknights or when you need a warm meal after a long day. Here are some key takeaways:
– The Instant Pot is a great tool for preparing beef stew quickly.
– Beef, onions, garlic, carrots, and potatoes are the main ingredients of this dish.
– The recipe calls for beef broth, red wine, tomato paste, bay leaves, and thyme to create a flavorful broth.
– The cooking time is 25 minutes, plus the time it takes for the Instant Pot to release pressure naturally.
– Remember to use caution when quick-releasing pressure from the Instant Pot.
– Serve garnished with fresh parsley for a colorful and flavorful touch.