Instant Pot Beef Stew

Beef Stew is the ultimate cold weather comfort food and the Instant Pot lets you have a delicious homemade beef stew in less than an hour.

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Beef Stew, Instant Pot Beef Stew
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 510 kcal


  • 3 pounds of beef stew cut into 1-inch pieces and fat trimmed
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 carrots peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 celery stalks cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 lb. red potatoes cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 Tbs. tomato paste
  • 2 1/2 cups reduced sodium beef stock
  • 1/4 cup of chopped Italian Flat Leaf Parsley


  1. In a large bowl, combine stew meat with flour, salt and pepper.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in Instant Pot using Saute function adjusted to high and sear beef in batches.
  3. Remove stew meat from Instant Pot and wine.
  4. Let wine reduce by half.
  5. Return beef to Instant Pot and add onions, garlic, carrots, celery, potatoes, tomato paste and beef stock.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Add lid to Instant Pot, turn Pressure Release Valve to Sealing and set Instant Pot to High Pressure for 20 minutes using Manual mode.
  8. Once 20 minutes countdown is completed, let Instant Pot Natural Pressure Release for about 10 minutes.
  9. Then turn Pressure Release Valve to let any remaining pressure escape.
  10. Carefully open lid, angling Instant Pot lid away from you as your twist it off to avoid the hot steam.
  11. Stir in flat leaf parsley and additional salt and paper as needed.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Beef Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 510 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 141mg47%
Sodium 384mg17%
Potassium 1487mg42%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 55g110%
Vitamin A 5136IU103%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.