2 stalks celery, sliced diagonally in thick pieces
6 carrots, sliced diagonally in thick pieces
1/3 cup flour or 2 tablespoons tapioca (the little round balls–they dissolve and thicken the gravy)
1/2 cup tomato juice
2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon sugar
Life Changing Instant Pot Instructions- Place everything in the
Instant Pot and select the stew/meat setting (about 35 minutes).
After it’s done, let everything mellow out for about 10 minutes
before releasing the steam.
Whether you make this in the oven or in the Instant Pot, I
recommend finishing by giving it about 10-20 minutes in a hot
oven (about 350-400 degrees), uncovered, before serving. It
gets the meat nice and caramelized on top and helps the gravy
Toss the beef in 1/3 cup flour, shake off excess and add to the
Instant Pot as normal. or
OR- Make a slurry of 2 tablespoons corn starch and 1/4 cup
water. Add the slurry to everything in the Instant Pot.
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