Beef Stew - Pressure Cooker www.nesco.com

3 lbs lean beef stew meat, cut in 1" pieces
2 Tbsp fat (or vegetable oil)
2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
2 cups water
1 cup onions
8 carrots, whole
8 potatoes, medium, cut in halves

1. Place removable Cooking Pot.
2. Add fat or oil. Plug cooker into standard outlet.
3. Press "Brown" button on Control Panel of NESCO® 6
Qt. 3-in-1 Digital Electric Pressure Cooker
. The light will start
flashing and display will show "0.0". Leave lid off while browning.
4. Press 'START/STOP' button to begin heating. Indicator light will stop


Beef Stew - Pressure Cooker

flashing. Preheat 1 minute.
5. Add meat and begin browning. When meat is browned, season with salt,
pepper and paprika. Add water.
6. Place lid on cooker and turn counter-clockwise until it locks into
place and Locking Pin 'clicks' into place.
7. Turn Pressure Regulator Knob to "Pressure" or "Seal" [see note below].
8. The set Pressure Button on Control Panel on "LOW". Set desired
cooking time by pressing the 'LOW' button once for each minute or hold down
continuously until desired time is reached (10 minutes).
9. Press START/STOP button to begin cooking. Indicator light will stop
flashing. Cooker will begin to count down (in minutes) and Floating Valve will rise
after appropriate cooking pressure has been reached.
10. When time control reaches zero, cooker will beep 3 times and switch to
the WARM setting automatically.
11. Press START/STOP button to make sure unit is completely off. Turn
Pressure Regulator Knob to "STEAM" or "VENT" [see note below] in short bursts and


Beef Stew - Pressure Cooker

allow pressure to release.
12. Remove lid and add remaining ingredients. Follow same instructions
stated above and cook another 10 minutes on "LOW". After cooker beeps indicating
cooking time has been reached, turn off, unplug cooker from outlet and follow Step
11.

GRAVY
2 cups broth (liquid from cooked meat)
1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup cold water

1. Skim excess fat (oil) from broth. Add enough water to broth to
measure 2 cups.
2. Mix flour and cold water until smooth. Gradually stir into broth.
3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until gravy is smooth and
thickened. Season with salt and pepper.





Beef Stew - Pressure Cooker www.nesco.com


Serves 8-12

NOTE: The PC6-25P 3-in-1 Pressure Cooker Regulator Knob identifies
Pressure as SEAL and Steam as VENT.