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Easily throw everything into the Instant Pot for only 80 minutes of cooking time. Then, the chuck roast comes out super tender and delicious.

(Last Updated On: August 16, 2022)

This is a delicious chuck roast recipe you can make in the instant pot in only 80 minutes. It is an easy recipe to follow, and when it’s done, the chuck roast is so tender, and the added seasonings make it super tasty.

A melt in your mouth pot roast that you and your family are going to love, especially the chef, with all ingredients cooked in one pot making the kitchen clean-up time a breeze.

Chuck Roast on a plate.

Key Ingredients for this easy Instant Pot Chuck Roast

For the Instant Pot

  • 3 to 5 pounds of chuck roast
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 3 Yukon gold potatoes
  • 3 red potatoes
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 small bag of raw baby carrots
  • A can of corn
  • 1 can of green beans

For the Beef Broth Seasoning Mixture

  • 4 cups of beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
Ingredients for beef broth seasoning mixture.
Some of the ingredients for the beef broth seasoning mixture.

About 3 to 5 pounds of chuck roast will be sufficient for this recipe. This is a good-looking piece of chuck roast, with hardly any fat and it is nice and thick.

A slab of raw chuck roast on a cutting board.
Between 3 to 5 pounds of chuck roast on a cutting board.

Step-By-Step Instant Pot Chuck Roast Instructions with Photos

Add about 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the bottom of the instant pot. We used olive oil, but other vegetable oil can be substituted.

One tablespoon oil olive oil added to the instant pot.
Olive oil is added to the bottom of the instant pot.

Cut the chuck roast into block-sized chunks and place the chunks of roast into the instant pot.

Roast cut into cubes and put in the instant pot.
Cut the chuck roast into big chunks and place them in the instant pot.

Set the instant pot on saute and brown the chunks of chuck roast on all sides for approximately 10 minutes. It is okay if some pink is still showing in the meat.

The roast is set on saute setting in the instant pot until browned.
Saute the chuck roast on all sides until brown. Okay if some pink still showing.

Cut 3 Yukon gold potatoes in fourths leaving the skins on the potatoes. You can, however, substitute your favorite kind of potatoes and remove the peeling if you want.

Three Yukon gold potatoes not peeled and cut into fourths.
Cut 3 Yukon gold potatoes in fourths.

Do the same for the 3 red potatoes, cutting them into fourths and leaving the skins on.

Three red potatoes not peeled and cut into fourths.
Cut 3 red potatoes in fourths.

Place all of the potatoes over the chuck roast in the instant pot.

All potatoes are added to the instant pot.
Put all of the potatoes in the instant pot with the browned chuck roast.

Cut 1 yellow onion into chunks. You can also cut the onions however you want to, but the smaller you cut them, the mushier they become.

One yellow onion cute into chunks.
Cut up one yellow onion.

Scatter the onions on top and all around the potatoes and together with the chuck roast in the instant pot.

Add the onions to the instant pot.
Put the onions on top of the potatoes.

Beef Broth

Now we are going to make the beef broth mixture: Mix 4 cups of beef broth together with 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce, and 1 tablespoon of corn starch.

Then, add 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of onion powder, and 1 teaspoon of garlic powder together with the beef broth mixture and pour the mixture over the chuck roast, potatoes, and onions.

Make the beef broth mixture, which is four cups of beef broth, two tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce, and one tablespoon of corn starch. Pour into the instant pot.
Add the beef broth mixture over the roast, potatoes, and onions.

Set the instant pot on manual for 70 minutes.

Set instant pot to seventy minutes.
Set instant pot on manual for 70 minutes.

After the chuck roast has cooked for 70 minutes, add 1 small bag of raw baby carrots, 1 can of corn, and 1 can of green beans together with the roast, potatoes, and onions.

Carrots, corn and green beans are added to the instant pot after seventy minutes.
After 70 minutes, add raw baby carrots, 1 can of corn, and 1 can of green beans.

Put the lid back on the instant pot, then press the manual button and set it for another 10 minutes to make the raw baby carrots tender, and to heat the corn and the green beans.

If you have the bigger longer raw carrots, you will have to adjust the manual time. Maybe instead of 10 minutes, you could try 15 minutes and then check to see if the carrots are tender.

Set instant pot on ten to fifteen minutes or until carrots are done.
Photo shows instant pot set on manual for 10 minutes.

After the last 10 minutes are done, take the lid off of the instant pot, and the chuck roast is ready to serve.

Chuck roast with potatoes, carrots, corn, and green beans is done cooking in the instant pot.
Finished pot roast in the instant pot.

Final Thoughts

Tender chuck roast ready to serve with a flavorful beef broth seasoning mixture, potatoes, carrots, corn, onions, and green beans. A meal in itself, and not much time spent in the kitchen, except when it’s time to eat it. Enjoy! Also, try our delicious brownie recipe for dessert, you will be glad you did.

Chuck roast on a plate with potatoes, carrots, corn, and green beans.
Easy Instant Pot Chuck Roast and Potatoes

Easy Instant Pot Chuck Roast and Potatoes

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Easily throw everything into the Instant Pot for only 80 minutes of cooking time. Then, the chuck roast comes out super tender and delicious.
5 from 2 votes
Cost $20
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings 6

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 3-5 pounds chuck roast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (can substitute other cooking oil)
  • 3 Yukon gold potatoes
  • 3 red potatoes
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 small bag of raw carrots
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 can green beans

Beef Broth Seasoning Mixture Ingredients

  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions
 

  • Cut the chuck roast in big chunks.
  • Add the olive oil to the bottom of the instant pot.
  • Set instant pot on saute. Brown the chuck roast for about 10 minutes. A little bit of pink can still show in the meat.
  • Cut the potatoes and onion into chunks. Add the potatoes and then the onions to the instant pot. Skins are left on the potatoes.
  • Mix in a bowl the beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, corn starch, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Pour this mixture over the top of the onions, potatoes, and chuck roast.
  • Set instant pot on manual for 70 minutes.
  • After 70 minutes, add the raw baby carrots, corn, and green beans.
  • Set on manual for another 10 minutes. This will make the baby carrots tender, and heat up the corn, and green beans.

Recipe Notes

  • If you use the bigger longer raw carrots, manual time may have to be adjusted by 5 minutes or so.
  • Chuck roast with all of the added ingredients is really a meal in itself, but you could have a buttered roll, a lettuce salad, or fresh vegetables as a side dish.
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