Instant Pot Beef Bolognese


Veggies to Sauté:

Tomatoes, Tomato Paste, and Spices:

Milk and Wine:


Pasta and Parmesan:


  1. Press "Sauté" on the cooker. Note: Do not use lid when Saut&ingacute;.
  2. When the word "Hot" appears on the display add oil, onion, carrot, and celery.
  3. Cook veggies until they begin to soften and the the onion is golden in color; 3 to 5 minutes. Turn off the Instant Pot and stir in the garlic.
  4. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, and spices, stirring to incorporate.
  5. Add the milk, wine, and beef to the Instant Pot stirring to incorporate.
  6. Close and lock the lid of the Instant Pot.
  7. Press the "Meat/Stew" setting.
  8. The Instant Pot will automatically build up internal pressure and then a preset timer will engage for 35 minutes.
  9. Allow the cooker to cool down naturally until the float valve drops down. This can take up to 15 minutes.
  10. Prepare pasta while waiting for the cooker to cool.
  11. Carefully unlock and remove the pressure cooker lid.
  12. Adjust salt to taste.
  13. Serve over the pasta.
  14. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.


Serves 4.

Because the bolognese is cooked under pressure the flavors will intensify and the beef will be so tender it will practically melt in your mouth.

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