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Instant Pot Pot Roast

Instant Pot Pot Roast is such an easy, delicious meal! Tender roast beef, hearty vegetables, and an amazing, savory broth all come together in no time. Try it tonight! #instantpot #roast
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Instant Pot, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Pot Roast
Servings: 6
Calories: 391kcal


  • 2-3 lbs of beef chuck roast
  • 1 or 2 onion soup mix packet
  • 1 cup water
  • 1-2 pounds carrots
  • 2 pounds potatoes


  • Place trivet in the bottom of the Instant Pot
  • Place roast on top.
  • Pour water around roast.
  • Sprinkle onion soup mix packet all over the roast.
  • Close lid and valve.
  • Cook on Manual/Pressure Cook, high pressure for 30-45 minutes.
  • Naturally release the pressure.

Carrots & Potatoes:

  • If you have 2 Instant Pots, cook the carrots and potatoes separately in 2nd Instant Pot.
  • Mix together 1 cup of water with a packet of onion soup mix.
  • Place potatoes in bottom. Pour water over the top.
  • Place carrots on top.
  • Close lid and valve and cook on Manual/Pressure Cook, high pressure for 13 minutes. Quick release.

If you don't have 2 instant pots:

  • Reduce roast cooking time by 8 minutes. Quick release.
  • Add carrots and potatoes.
  • Cook 13 minutes. Natural release for 5 minutes, then quick release.


Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 1368mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 12649IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 8mg