Beef Stew

Yields 1-2 servings 

Prep Time: 10 minutes 

Cook Time: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ½ pound beef stew meat, 1 to 1½-inch pieces
  • ½ tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ tablespoon tomato paste
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup red wine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • ½ cup potato, cubed
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup beef stock

Directions

  1. SELECT Sauté on the Cosori Pressure Cooker and press Start/Cancel. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to the pot. Allow the pressure cooker to heat up.
  2. DREDGE the beef in flour, salt, and pepper until well coated in flour.
  3. ADD half of coated beef mixture into the preheated pot in an even layer and brown.
  4. BROWN the meat on each side for 5 to 7 minutes, allowing the meat to develop a crust on each side. You may need to work in batches.
  5. ADD all remaining ingredients. Stir until combined, scraping the bottom for any brown bits that may have stuck to the pot.
  6. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  7. SELECT Meat/Stew and press Start/Cancel.
  8. NATURAL RELEASE for 10 minutes when done cooking. Release any residual pressure that may be left in the machine and carefully remove lid.
  9. SEASON with salt and pepper to taste.