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Instant Pot Braised Beef with Mushrooms and Gravy

Someday, soon, the sun will shine, and the air won't hurt your face.

Until then, I've been making this giant pot of good, BROWN comfort food. I love a good pot roast (grass-fed chuck, potatoes, all simmered in gravy), but I don't love the saturated fat and calorie count. I swapped SLICED eye of round for chuck. Good beef flavor, a LOT less fat. It does NOT have the succulent, melty quality of a well prepared chuck roast, but it is still very good, and better for you. If anyone has any tips on tenderizing the meat further, I'm all ears. Don't get me wrong, the thin cut of meat and pressure cooking leaves the eye of round tender enough to eat with a spoon, its just different, akin, texture wise, to a lean slice of brisket.

Side note, instead of potatoes, I've been serving this over oven roasted turnips, carrots and rutabagas.

Also, you should eat this in your jammas, on your couch, while watching netflix. STAY WARM YOU GUYS.

Serves 2 (probably could/shoul…