It's so easy to make dinner in an instant pot, but what recipes are good in an instant pot? This instant pot beef stroganoff is a classic!

Easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6
This is hands down the BEST Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff. It’s so easy to make and comes together in under an hour. (Includes slow cooker instructions too!).



  • 1/3 Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 2 Pounds Stew Meat
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Onion
  • 1 1/4 Cups Beef Broth
  • 2 Teaspoons Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Parsley Flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Thyme or 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 8 Ounces Crimini Mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • Fresh Parsley for Garnish
  • Fettucini Pasta or Egg Noodles , for serving


  • In a large ziploc bag, add the flour, paprika, and garlic powder.
  • Add the stew meat and seal the bag, then shake to evenly coat.
  • Set the instant pot to browning and add the olive oil. Once hot, add the meat and onions, turning the meat occasionally until browned, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Turn the instant pot to high heat and add the remaining ingredients except the sour cream. Add the lid, making sure it's set to seal and set the time for 20 minutes.
  • Either quick release the pressure or wait 15 minutes until the pressure has released and stir in the sour cream.
  • Serve over noodles with fresh parsley.


To make this recipe in a slow cooker: 

  1. Heat a pan to medium heat and add the oil. Once hot, add the meat and onions and brown for 3-4 minutes, turning the meat as it browns.
  2. Turn off the stove and transfer the meat and onions to a slow cooker. Add the remaining ingredients except the sour cream and stir to combine.
  3. Cook on low for 5-6 hours, during the last hour of cooking add the mushrooms.
  4. Once finished, add the sour cream and stir everything together. Serve over noodles.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 104mg35%
Sodium 1120mg49%
Potassium 792mg23%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 201IU4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.