If you're a fan of hearty French cuisine, beef bourguignon is likely one of your favorite dishes. This classic slow-cooked stew is usually made on the stovetop or in the oven, but what if you don't have access to those methods? Can you make it in an Instant Pot? The answer is yes! Here's how:
- 1 1/2 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into chunks
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 slices bacon, chopped
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 2 cups red wine (preferably burgundy)
- 2 cups beef broth
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 4 carrots, peeled and cut into chunks
- 12 small onions (frozen pearl onions work well too)
- Chopped fresh parsley for garnish
Season the beef with salt and pepper. Set your Instant Pot to "saute" mode and heat up the olive oil.
Add the bacon and cook until crispy. Remove from pot with a slotted spoon and set aside.
Add the onion to the pot and cook for a few minutes until softened.
Add garlic and cook for another minute.
Sprinkle flour over vegetables in pot; stir well.
Pour in red wine slowly while stirring with a whisk or wooden spoon.
Pour in beef broth slowly while stirring with whisk or wooden spoon.
Stir in tomato paste until combined
Sprinkle thyme over mixture
10.add chuck roast pieces; stir well
11.Season again with salt and pepper as needed
13.Close lid on Instant Pot
14.Set Pressure Cooker setting on high pressure followed by a 45-minute cook time.
15.Once done, let the Instant Pot naturally release for 10 minutes before doing a quick release of any remaining pressure.
16.Serve with crusty bread and garnish with chopped fresh parsley
Making beef bourguignon in your Instant Pot is a great way to save time without sacrificing flavor. You can have this delicious, hearty dish on the table in under an hour. So why not give it a try? Bon appétit!
Instant Instant Pots Buying Guide
The Instant Pot is a versatile kitchen appliance that can cook up to 70% faster than traditional cooking methods. The Instant Pot comes in five versions, here are the top 3 best sellers by price category. We’re confident that you’ll be able to find the right one for your budget and kitchen.
Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker 6 Quart
This product is a 7-in-1 Instant Pot Duo electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker and food warmer. It features 13 customizable Smart Programs for pressure cooking and comes with a tri-ply bottom for more even cooking. It's perfect for growing families as it can cook for up to six people and comes with a free app with over 1900 recipes. Plus it has over 10 safety features and is fingerprint resistant!
Why People Love This
- Instant Pot users have used both the 3qt and 6qt sizes for various purposes.
- The Instant Pot is versatile - not only can it be used for slow cooking, proofing, and yogurt/farmer cheese-making, it can also be used as a deep fryer with an optional glass lid.
- The Manual setting has been renamed as "Pressure Cook" in newer versions of the Instant Pot.
Instant Pot RIO 7-in-1 Electric Multi-Cooker Pressure Cooker 6 Quart
The Instant Pot RIO is an innovative 7-in-1 electric multi-cooker with an upgraded anti-spin inner pot and easy to use control panel with cooking progress indicator. It has 13 customizable smart programs with pressure and slow cook settings, plus 10 safety features. The inner pot is made of food grade stainless steel and tri-ply bottom for even cooking, making it great for growing families or meal prepping. Plus, the free app provides over 800 recipes for iOS and Android!
Why People Love This
- Quick and fast shipping
- Good deals and very cheap
- Easy to use with a button to release the stem instead of using tongs
- Preheat and on show progress
- Highly recommended Instant Pot brand
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Instant Pot Duo Crisp 11-in-1 Air Fryer and Electric Pressure Cooker Combo with Multicooker Lids
This product is an Instant Pot Duo Crisp 11-in-1 Air Fryer and Electric Pressure Cooker Combo with Multicooker Lids that offers a wide range of functions, including air frying, roasting, baking, dehydrating, pressure cooking, slow cooking and more. It features Evencrisp Technology to deliver crunchy and tender food without the need for deep-frying with oil. It also has 11 customizable Smart Programs for quick one-touch cooking plus a free app with over 1900 recipes. The stainless steel pot is designed for even cooking and the product comes with many safety features including overheat protection.
Why People Love This
- Cooks food quickly and to perfection
- Easy to use and clean
- Multiple uses - pressure cooking, air frying, baking, dehydrating
- Compatible with 8 qt models
- Can fit in smaller spaces like an RV