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Instant Pot™ Basic Beef Stew

instant pot™ basic beef stew Entree
Instant Pot™ Basic Beef Stew
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 50 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8

Get a tasty dose of cozy with this hands-off Instant Pot™ beef stew. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
lb beef stew meat
2
teaspoons salt
1
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons butter
1
tablespoon Muir Glen™ organic tomato paste (from 6-oz can)
2
cups chopped onions
2
cups 1-inch diced peeled carrots
2
cups 1-inch diced peeled russet potatoes
1
cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons water

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, toss beef with salt and pepper. Spray 6-quart Instant Pot™ insert with cooking spray. Select SAUTE; adjust to normal. Melt butter in insert. Add beef in 2 batches, and cook 2 to 4 minutes on first side until browned. Turn and cook 2 to 4 minutes longer on second side or until browned. Select CANCEL.
  • 2
    Return beef to insert. Stir in tomato paste. Stir in onions, carrots and potatoes. Stir in broth. Secure lid; set pressure valve to SEALING. Select MANUAL; cook on high pressure 45 minutes. Select CANCEL. Set pressure valve to VENTING to quick-release pressure.
  • 3
    In small bowl, beat cornstarch and water with whisk. Select SAUTE, and adjust to normal; heat liquid to simmering. Gently stir in cornstarch mixture; cook 30 to 60 seconds, stirring frequently, until thickened. Select CANCEL.

Expert Tips

  • Instead of 2 lb of stew meat, you can purchase a 2 1/2- to 3-lb beef chuck roast, and cut it yourself. Trim off the fat, and cut into 2-inch pieces. You should end up with about 2 lb meat.
  • Top with chopped fresh parsley for a pretty, fresh garnish.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
790mg
33%
Potassium
560mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
4g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%
110%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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