Pot Roast Pressure Cooker Recipe

When it comes to homemade meals, nothing is more special than a nice pot roast. Whoever is lucky enough to get to enjoy this pot roast pressure cooker recipe will be showering you with praises.

With a pressure cooker, the cooking time is cut down tremendously versus the conventional oven way. Not only that, all of the natural juices from the beef will not evaporate, so the meat will come out nice and moist.

What you do with the pot roast is entirely up to you. Just to give you a couple of ideas, you can do sandwiches or just complement it with our garlic mashed potatoes recipe. We hope you enjoy this recipe and would love to get your feedback.

Serves:  6

Cooking Time: 45 minutes

For the Pot Roast Pressure Cooker Recipe, You Will Need:

  • Cooking fork
  • Dicing knife
  • Can opener
  • Pressure cooker
  • Small mixing bowl
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 pound beef chuck roast
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry Italian salad dressing mix
  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry Ranch-style dressing mix
  • 1 (1.2 ounce) package brown gravy mix
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can beef broth


  • Pour oil into the pressure cooker and heat it on medium with the lid off
  • Using the cooking fork, brown the roast in the oil
  • Combine the salad dressing and gravy mixes in a small bowl
  • Sprinkle the mix over the roast in the cooker, turning the roast so it is evenly coated
  • Add the beef broth and one diced onion
  • Seal and lock pressure cooker
  • Cook on high until pressure is reached
  • Turn the heat down to medium and cook for 45 minutes
  • Turn off the cooker and let stand for 5 minutes
  • Release the pressure using the cold water technique (run cold water over the cooker)
  • Unseal and serve using the juices as an au jus gravy