Mains, Meat, Sides

Beef Pot Roast in Beer

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi MAX 15-in-1 SmartLid Multi-Cooker with Smart Cook System OL750
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 1h 7 mins
  • Pressure Build: 9 mins
  • Total time: 1h 31 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Beef Pot Roast in Beer

NOTE: If a thicker sauce is preferred, add a slurry of cornflour mixed with water to hot pot roast, stir to mix in and cook on SEAR/SAUTÉ until thick.


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Sulphites, Wheat

Recipe tags


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1kg whole brisket
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2-3 medium carrots, cut into 4cm chunks
  • 2 parsnips, cut into 4cm chunks
  • 1 large potato, cut into quarters
  • 250g leeks, thickly sliced
  • 2 tbsp  tomato puree
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 500ml  brown ale or IPA
  • 200ml beef stock, made with 1/2 beef stock cube
  • 2 large bay leaves
  • 2 tsp mixed herbs
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, as desired

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Select SEAR/SAUTÉ and set to HI-5. Select START/STOP to begin. Add 1 tablespoon oil and heat for 2 minutes. 

  • Step 2

    Place the brisket into pot and brown on all sides, this may take 6-10 minutes. Remove beef from pot. Add remaining oil and chopped onion, cook for 2 minutes. Stir in garlic, carrots, parsnips, potatoes, leeks into pot and fry for 67 minutes until the onion is soft. 

  • Step 3

    Stir in tomato purée, mustard, beer, stock, herbs and season to taste. Add back beef to pot on top of vegetables. Select START/STOP. 

  • Step 4

    Close lid, move slider to the left position, making sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position. Select PRESSURE and set to HIGH. Set time to 50 minutes. Use the arrows to the left of the display to select PRESSURE RELEASE and select QUICK RELEASE. Press START/STOP to begin cooking (the display will show PRE for approximately 9 minutes as its pressure builds, then the timer will start counting down).  

  • Step 5

    When cooking is complete, remove beef and cut into slices. Serve with vegetables and mashed potato.