Instant Pot Pepperoncini Beef Roast

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recipe by Marilyn Haugen

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 20mins
  • Serves icon
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This mouthwateringly tender beef roast is satisfying and packed with flavor. Three simple pantry ingredients make it so easy that it’s sure to be a favorite addition to your family’s meals.

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recipe updated Jul 9, 2020


  • Chuck roast icon
    Chuck roast
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Pepperoncini icon
  • Ranch dressing mix icon
    Ranch dressing mix
    5 tsp (25g)
  • Au jus mix icon
    Au jus mix
    5 tsp (15g)
  • Water icon
    1 cup (240ml)


  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Cutting board
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add chuck roast to the inner pot
  2. Season with salt & pepper
  3. Add pepperoncini to the inner pot on top
  4. Mix ranch dressing mix, au jus mix and water into a clean medium bowl
  5. Pour gravy over roast
  6. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  7. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 45 min
  8. Cancel - Keep warm
  9. Natural release - 10 min
  10. Quick release
  11. Using a slotted spoon, remove peppers from pot and set aside
  12. Transfer roast to a cutting board
  13. Let rest - 5 min
  14. Slice roast across the grain
  15. Transfer roast to serving plate
  16. Skim off fat from cooking liquid and drizzle roast with some of the liquid
  17. Arrange peppers around roast
  18. Serve
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