Welcome to my Instant Pot Beef Roast. This roasted beef in the Instant Pot will take your next Sunday dinner to a whole new level. It is so SIMPLE that your kids could make it for YOU.
You can move the girl away from Yorkshire and get her to live in a beautiful hot country like Portugal, but you can never take the Yorkshire out of the girl.
I grew up in a small town called Bridlington in the North East of England. An Aussie singer once named it as “quaint little town” in her autobiography. I would say it was a town, with not many opportunities for young people (hence why I left) but a place where you are guaranteed a delicious beef roast.
There would be a carvery on every street and you could pay a set price to have roast beef, Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, loads of vegetables and gravy.
We knew these places so well and you would find them packed out with locals and holiday makers on a Sunday afternoon while they waited for their beef roast fix.
Dominic worked in many of these places during his chef days during the mid 90s until the dawn of the new Millennium. I also worked in a few of them as a waitress when I was still at school.
He often said that the biggest perk to working at one of these lovely places is the fact that you got plenty of the leftovers when the customers had gone home. Sadly I worked in the one place where the food was rather horrible, so I would instead help myself to Yorkshire teacakes instead.
To me my memories of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding is well before you could have an Instant Pot Beef Roast. It was also when your mum used to make it for Sunday dinner.
My mum made (and still does make) a fantastic beef roast. It would come with the biggest ever Yorkshire Puddings that you have ever seen, vegetables in a cheese sauce, homemade gravy, savoy cabbage and never enough roast potatoes.
She would start it at lunch time and everything would be ready in time for dinner and the house would smell of delicious home cooking.
But now we have an Instant Pot and can make a Sunday Beef Roast in a fraction of the time. We can cook the roast in the Instant Pot, make roast potatoes in the Airfryer and steam our vegetables in the soup maker. Gone is the 3 hours that it would once take to make a quality roast dinner and instead we can do the whole thing in under an hour.
Our grandparents would find this surreal and some kind of magical event.
But it is true and that is why I will carry around with me my Pressure Cooker Instant Pot Beef Roast recipe, so that I can save time and focus more on being with my family as time can be so precious.
Instant Pot Beef Roast
- Place the beef rib onto a chopping board. Using a sharp knife score the meat so that your beef will be flavoursome.
- Rub salt, pepper and sage into the top and sides of the beef.
- Place 1 cup (240ml) of warm water into the bottom of your Instant Pot inner pot.
- Place the rib of beef on top, set the lid to sealing and cook for 40 minutes on manual.
- Use quick pressure release (QPR) when it beeps if you are looking for rare to medium beef like we had. Otherwise leave it on natural pressure release (NPR) if you want your beef to be medium.