Soups And Stews

Instant Pot French Onion Beef Stew

The Instant Pot is at it again with this absolutely delicious french onion beef stew. This recipe is a combination on two of my favorite soup/stews. This soup is hearty, light and ever bit as good as it sounds. Serve it with crusty bread for a wonderful meal. Oh, and did I mention it is all made in the instant pot. Let’s get started.

Instant Pot French Onion Beef Stew


1 lb beed stew meat
1 can beef consumme
1 can french onion soup
4 cups beef broth
1/4 cup flour
1 bay leaf
4 to 6 carrots – diced
4 to 6 potatoes – diced
1 onion – diced
2 tbsp butter
2 cloves garlic – minced
2 tsp worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp thyme
salt and pepper – to taste


  1. In a bowl combine the stew meat and flour and toss to coat well. Set aside.
  2. Turn the instant pot to saute and add the butter. Add the onion and cook 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the beef and brown on all sides. Turn the saute function off.
  4. Add the beef consumme and french onion soup and scrape up any bits on the bottom.
  5. Add the broth, bay leaf, thyme, garlic, worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, potatoes, and carrots. Stir to combine. A
  6. Attach the lid and set to seal. Cook on manual for 25 minutes. let release naturally for 10 to 15 minutes.
  7. Remove the lid and stir. Serve with crusty bread.

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