Instant Pot Roast

Description: Tender, juicy, and delicious! This Roast is the perfect protein to be served with your favorite sides. I served it with steam veggies, but the world is your oyster here!
Course: Dinner
Serving Size: 5
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Total Time: 35 Minutes
Author: Amy + Jacky Pressure Cook Recipes

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Rating: 5 out of 5.


  • 3.15 lb Roast (about 3.25 in thick)
  • 6 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Onion, sliced
  • 1 cup low-sodium Chicken Broth
  • 1 tbsp low-sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1/4 tsp Rosemary
  • Sea Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 1.5 tbsp All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 tbsp Water


  • In Instant Pot, heat 1 tbsp Olive Oil on the “Saute” function for approximately 8 minutes, making sure to coat the bottom of the pot
  • Place Roast in Instant Pot and season the side facing up with Sea Salt and Pepper
  • Brown the side facing down for 4 minutes and then flip, seasoning the other side with Salt and Pepper
  • Brown the now-facing-down side for 3.5 minutes
  • Brown both long edges of the roast for 2.5 minutes each and then set the roast aside
  • Add 1 tbsp Olive Oil to Instant Pot
  • Add Onions and saute for 3 minutes
  • Add Bay Leaves, Rosemary, and Garlic. Saute until fragrant (about 30 seconds)
  • Pour Chicken broth into Instant Pot and deglaze by scrubbing all the brown bits off the bottom with your spatula. Briefly stir
  • Add Soy Sauce and mix
  • Place Steamer rack in Instant Pot, placing the Roast on top
  • Close lid and cook on High Pressure for approximately 5 minutes or until Roast reaches an internal temperature of 170 (if roast is not cooked after 5 minutes, continue cooking in 5-10 minute internals until desired temperature has been reached). Allow to naturally release.
  • Remove and set aside, let rest for 10 minutes
  • While the Roast is resting, bring the Beef Sauce to a simmer using the “Saute” Function
  • In a small bowl, mix Flour and Water
  • Add Flour mixture to the Gravy, one third at a time, until desired thickness is reached
  • Slice Roast and serve with Gravy
  • Enjoy! 🙂
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