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stracotto-italian pot roast (pressure cooker)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

This is for a stove-top pressure cooker. Serve with pasta or rice.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot

Ingredients For stracotto-italian pot roast (pressure cooker)

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3-4 lb
    boneless bottom round roast
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 2 md
    carrots, chopped (no need to peel)
  • 2 stalk
    celery, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c
    dry red wine
  • 1 can
    (28-oz) diced tomatoes (do not drain)

How To Make stracotto-italian pot roast (pressure cooker)

  • 1
    In a 6-quart pressure cooker, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add the roast and brown on all sides, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate and season with salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Pour off fat in pressure cooker. Add remaining oil and heat over medium heat. Add onion, carrots, celery and garlic. Saute about 2 minutes, stirring. Add wine and bring to a boil, scraping up browned bits with a wooden spoon. Add tomatoes and their juices.
  • 3
    Return meat to pan along with any juices that have collected. Lock lid in place. Bring to pressure over high heat.
  • 4
    Adjust heat to maintain the pressure. Cook for 1 1/4 hours.
  • 5
    Remove from heat and quick-release the pressure. Open lid. Place meat on platter and let rest 10 minutes.
  • 6
    Skim any fat from the surface of the sauce. Slice meat and serve with sauce.

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