Pressure Cooker Pot Roast With Mushroom Gravy - Easy

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is a super easy recipe and SO good! Makes it's own gravy. I adapted this from my favorite crock pot recipe for pot roast. Just cook and serve with steamed rice. I'm new to pressure cooking and I just LOVE it!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs chuck roast, 2-3 inches thick
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (1 7/8 ounce) envelope onion soup mix (or onion mushroom soup mix)
  • 2 (10 3/4 ounce) cans cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup water (or beef or chicken stock)


  1. Brown meat on all sides in oil in cooker.
  2. Mix all other ingredients and add to cooker, coating meat.
  3. Cover and cook 50-60 minutes after control jiggles.
  4. Cool cooker normally for 5 minutes, then place under faucet to depressurize.
  5. The gravy came out perfect for us -- thin with beef stock or thicken to your own taste.


Most Helpful

I had a 3 lb. roast that I cut into 2" inch chunks and I covered the chunks with flour and salt and pepper. Then I browned in the pressure cooker. I literally dumped all of the other ingredients on top of the meat chunks. I pressure cooked at 15 lbs pressure for 20 minutes. Let it cool down for about 10 minutes and carefully let the pressure off in increments. This is a "jewel" of a recipe. I will prepare again and again. I think I will add shredded carrots on top of the rest ingredients next time. Great on noodles, rice, potatoes or toast. I am using my pressure cooker quite a bit, both of my ovens went out at the same time!

Montana Heart Song October 31, 2009

Wow, so incredibly delicious, and so easy -- even I was successful! I just purchased my pressure cooker that evening and wanted to prepare something that didn't require a lot of steps and was fast... Found this receipe and it was so easy - I just put the stuff in, set the machine at "meat" and Wah-Lah! A delicious meal and that lasted a couple of days. The meat might even be better the next day.... And the gravy is delicious. Other days I added pasta, spinach and mushrooms to the meat and the delicious sauce "left overs" which is delicious. Gonna make this again, only three days later. Relish!

Cynthia L. September 05, 2016

This recipe is very delicious and easy to follow. As a variation I added 2 tablespoons of red Thai curry which "tricked" it up, as my grandmother would say. I can think of various vegetables that I'll add next time.

rdavidsf June 26, 2015

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