Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast

Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe PinterestPrep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 10 mins | Total: 20 mins

I have no idea why this is called an Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast (I get the Instant Pot bit) as the flavors are not unique to Mississippi, but what I do know is that this is a meal with incredible flavor and I have no doubt it will become one of your go-to meals in no time. Looking to impress your friends and family by serving up a meal to die for? Well, look no further as this Mississippi Pot Roast is simply out of this world.

The beauty of this recipe lies in the ingredients- it’s not complicated or does it have tons of steps. The Instant Pot is what makes all the difference with minimal effort and time investment. It also makes for a tender, juicy roast that can be enjoyed by everyone at your table.

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I have.

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Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast


Start by pressing the saute option on the Instant Pot and heat the vegetable oil

  • Add the meat to the oil once it is hot and cook for 5 minutes.

  • After 5 minutes, turn the meat over and continue to cook on the other side for a further 5 mins. If you need to add more oil, add a little more now.
  • Remove meat from the Instant Pot and set aside.

  • Slowly add beef broth to the Instant Pot stir to loosen up all the browned bits from the bottom of the pot (the brown bits is full of flavor). 

  • Add the pepperoncini juice and mix well
  • Transfer the meat back into the Instant Pot.

  • Sprinkle the ranch seasoning & gravy mix over the meat.

  • Add the pepperoncinis and butter to the Instant Pot.

  • Turn saute mode off 

  • Close the lid of the Instant Pot and set the steam release knob to Sealing position. 

  • Press the Manual button (or pressure cook button) and set to 60 minutes ‘High Pressure’.

  • When the cooking cycle ends, do a Natural Pressure Release for 15 minutes.

  • Turn off the pot and release the remaining pressure by turning knob to the venting position. 

  • When the pin drops, open the lid. 

  • Remove pot roast from the Instant Pot; let the roast rest for 10 minutes before cutting.

  • Serve pot roast with juices.

If you prefer thicker juice you can can do the following:

  • Whisk 2 tbsp of cornstartch with 1/4 cup of cold water in a bowl
  • Turn the Instant Pot to Saute mode and let teh juices come to a boil
  • Add the cornstartch to the juices and whisk together. Cook for 2 mins until the mixture is thicker. Make sure to whisk frequently.
  • Add a little bit more water (or beef broth) if the mixture gets too thick.

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