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Tender 7-Ingredient Instant Pot Roast Beef for Epic Sandwiches

As much as I love a good home cooked roast beef dinner, I think I prefer roast beef even more when it’s warmed up as leftovers or used to make sandwiches. With that in mind, today I’ll be sharing a recipe for making a tender 7-ingredient instant pot roast beef that’s absolutely perfect for making epic sandwiches. It all starts with slow cooking your roast along with a delectable homemade sauce that includes great ingredients like beef stock, garlic powder, dark beer, and more. Once your beef has been cooked, it’s a simple matter of shredding it up and making your sandwiches with your preferred toppings.

Tender 7-Ingredient Instant Pot Roast Beef for Epic Sandwiches

Instant Pot Roast Beef

Instant Pot Roast Beef

Instant Pot Roast Beef

Instant Pot Roast Beef

Instant Pot Roast Beef

Instant Pot Roast Beef

Instant Pot Roast Beef

Instant Pot Roast Beef

Instant Pot Roast Beef

Instant Pot Roast Beef

Instant Pot Roast Beef

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Instant Pot Roast Beef

Tender 7-Ingredient Instant Pot Roast Beef

  • Author: Anna - MissWish.com
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
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Ingredients

For the roast:

  • 3 pounds chuck roast, cut into 45 inch chunks
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 cup dark beer
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tsp dried thyme (optional)
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce (optional)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt, black pepper to taste

For making the sandwiches (optional):

  • 6 soft hoagie rolls,  sliced in half lengthwise
  • 4 tbsp melted garlic butter
  • 1/3 cup horseradish mayonnaise
  • 5 oz provolone cheese, sliced

Instructions

  1. Season the roast with salt and black pepper to taste.
  2. Press the SAUTE button on the Instant Pot and let stand until screen reads “HOT”.
  3. Add the oil.
  4. Add the roast chunks and brown 4-5 minutes per side.
  5. Remove the roast from the Instant Pot.
  6. Add the dark beer and scrape the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon to loosen the brown bits.
  7. Press the CANCEL button.
  8. Add the roast, onion, garlic powder, bay leaf and soy sauce to the pot and stir to combine.
  9. Add the Worcestershire sauce and dried thyme if using.
  10. Close and seal the Instant pot.
  11. Turn the venting knob to SEALING.
  12. Press the PRESSURE COOK button and check to make sure the pressure level shows as “High” on the display.
  13. Adjust the timer to 45 minutes.
  14. When finished cooking, release pressure naturally according to manufacturer’s directions.
  15. Open the lid.
  16. Remove the roast from the Instant pot.
  17. Shred the roast with 2 forks.
  18. Strain the cooking liquid.
  19. To make the sandwiches,  preheat the broiler of your oven.
  20. Brush the roll halves with garlic butter and broil until golden.
  21. Remove the roll top halves from the baking sheet.
  22. Leave the bottom halves on the baking sheet.
  23. Top with shredded beef and cheese slices.
  24. Return to the oven and broil until the cheese is melted.
  25. Remove from the oven.
  26. Spread the horseradish mayonnaise on the roll top halves.
  27. Close the sandwich and serve with cooking liquid to dunk the sandwich in.

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