Easy Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

Easy Pressure Cooker Pot Roast
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This pressure cooker pot roast is incredibly tender and delicious. Using a pressure cooker saves time, so you can make this pot roast during the week and still manage to eat dinner at a decent hour!

Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 1 hrs 10 mins | Total Time: 1 hrs 25 mins | Servings:8


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (3 pound) boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed
  • 1 pinch seasoned salt, or to taste
  • 1 pinch onion powder, or to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can beef broth
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large onion, cut into 4 wedges
  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 4 carrots, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces


  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker over medium-high heat. Sear roast on all sides in hot oil until browned; season with salt, onion powder, and pepper.
  2. Pour in beef broth and Worcestershire sauce; add 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. Stir in potatoes and carrots and seal the lid; bring the cooker up to full pressure and cook for an additional 15 minutes.
  4. Use the quick-release method again and transfer roast and vegetables to a serving dish.


  • You can do Step 1 in a hot skillet over medium heat if you prefer, then transfer roast into a pressure cooker.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories: 450 | Fat: 22g | Carbs: 38g | Protein: 25g

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Spice Seeker, Recipe Weaver, Nomad Chef |With a passport bursting with stamps and a pantry overflowing with global spices, Jenny Kristy isn't just a cook, she's a culinary nomad. Her travels fuel her passion, transforming exotic flavors into recipes that tantalize and transport. She weaves magic in her kitchen, sharing her adventures through meals that whisper of Marrakesh markets and Tuscan trattorias. From teaching sushi to whipping up Moroccan masterpieces, Jenny ignites wanderlust and connects cultures, one delicious bite at a time.

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