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Instant Pot Shepherd’s Pie

This is a favorite of mine... so yummy!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 589kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs olive oil divided - 1 Tbs each
  • 1 2-3 lb chuck roast excess fat trimmed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup white onion about ½ med onion, Diced
  • 3 cloves garlic Minced
  • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth divided - 2 cups and 1/4 cup
  • 1 Tbs tomato paste
  • 1 ½ tsp dried thyme
  • 1 ½ tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 cup diced carrots about 3 large carrots
  • 1 lb Yukon Gold potatoes 2-3 medium potatoes
  • 1 Cup frozen peas
  • ½ Cup frozen corn
  • 1-2 Tbs flour
  • 2 Tbs butter

Instructions

  • Set Instant Pot to sauté for 10 minutes and allow to preheat.
  • Pat beef dry and salt all sides. Add olive oil to Instant Pot, then add roast and cook on each side until browned, or about 1 minute on each side. Remove meat and set aside.
  • Add onion to pot and sauté, stirring occasionally, until onion starts to turn translucent, around 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic and stir for another 30 seconds.
  • Add beef, chicken broth, tomato paste, and herbs and cook for 40 minutes on manual setting, then manually release steam.
  • Remove beef from Instant Pot.
  • Insert steaming rack in to instant pot and place peeled, quartered potatoes and carrots on rack. Cook for 10 minutes on manual setting, then manually release.
  • While the potatoes and carrots are cooking, shred beef.
  • Remove potatoes and set aside.
  • 10. Add flour to remaining liquid 1 tsp at a time until a gravy like consistency. Add frozen peas and corn, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes.
  • 11. Add shredded beef. Mix completely and pour into a glass baking dish.
  • 12. Mash potatoes using a fork, butter, and ¼ cup chicken broth. Using a spatula, cover the meat mixture completely.
  • 13. Place dish under broiler for 5 minutes or potatoes are golden brown. Serve immediately.

Notes

Weight Watchers Freestyle = 13 Points per serving for 6 servings

Nutrition

Calories: 589kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 974mg | Potassium: 1356mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3956IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 8mg