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Instant Pot Hungarian Style Beef Stew

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

1 Hour




Beef Chuck Roast, cut into 1 inch cubes

1 Tbsp Olive oil

1 Cup turnips, cut into ½ inch cubes

1 Cup carrots, cut into ½ slices

1 Large yellow bell pepper, cut into ½ inch dice

2 Stalks celery, sliced on the bias

14 oz Can diced tomatoes

2 tsp Smoked Paprika

2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 Bay Leaf

4 Cups beef stock

1 tsp Caraway Seeds

2 Tbsp Peppercorn Beef Rub

Optional - 2 Tbsp flour


Coat beef cubes with 2 Tbsp Peppercorn Beef Rub well.

Turn Saute function on Instant Pot and add 1 Tbsp olive oil. Add beef cubes and brown well. Add vegetables and cook for 5-7 minutes.

Add stock, and then the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Place lid on the Instant Pot and press Meat/Stew function button. Set cooking time for 45 minutes.

Do a quick release to the Instant Pot.

Serve with Noodles or spaetzle.

*For a thicker stew, combine the Peppercorn Beef Rub and 2 Tbsp of flour together and coat cubes well in the mixture. Brown meat as directed above.

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