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Instant Pot Beef Stew

Stay warm and cozy this winter with this Instant Pot Beef Stew! It’s paleo, gluten free, and whole30-friendly! It’s such a hearty, filling, and tender stew!



  • 2 tablespoons butter or ghee
  • 1 lb. beef stew meat
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 4 large carrots, diced
  • 4 celery stalks, diced
  • About 2 cups diced gold potatoes
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup dry red wine (optional, can replace with beef broth)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground pepper


  1. Turn the Instant Pot to Sauté for 10 minutes and add the butter or ghee and the beef.
  2. Allow the beef to brown, stirring occasionally, while you chop the onion, carrots, celery, potatoes and garlic.
  3. When the Sauté cycle finishes, add all of the ingredients to the Instant Pot. Attach the lid and set the knob to Sealing.
  4. Select the Meat/Stew and set the timer for 17 minutes.
  5. When the cycle finishes, allow it to Naturally Release for 5 minutes before carefully preforming a Manual Release.
  6. Serve!
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