Monday, April 14, 2008

Easy Beef Pot Roast (pressure cooker)

Serves 2-3

3 tablespoons (45 ml) canola oil
1.5 lb (700 g) pot roast
Salt and pepper

1 onion, chopped
1 bay leaf
1 1/2 cups (375 ml) water or beef stock

Place canola oil and roast in pressure cooker and brown on all sides. Place roast on trivet in cooker. Season roast with salt and pepper. Add chopped onion, bay leaf, and water.

Suggested time for 15 psi pressure cookers (What is a 15 psi pressure cooker?): Cook for 35 minutes on high pressure.
If not sufficiently tender, lock the lid back in place and heat to high pressure for another 5 minutes.