Sunday Pot Roast


6 lbs Top Round Roast

1 Onion Chopped

64 oz of Beef Broth (2~32 oz boxes of Beef Broth)

2 lbs Baby Carrots

2 bags of Frozen Peas

~⅔ cup Cornstarch

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Sunday Pot Roast

Nov 14, 2022Brian Witmer
Contributed By: John in Bibs

This recipe makes 2 medium trays of Roast Beef, 1 medium tray of Veggies, 2 (4 cups each) medium trays of Gravy*


  1. Add Round Roast, Onion, Carrots, and Beef Broth to your Instant Pressure Cooker, Put on slow cook, (crock pot mode) for 8 hours.
  2. Remove roast from pressure cooker, and set to side, remove vegetables and put in a different bowl and set aside. 
  3. Put the broth in the freezer to get the fat on the surface to remove from the broth.
  4. Next broil your roast for a few minutes (Broil at 450℉ for 10 minutes)
  5. Cut your roasts down, and place on a silicone or parchment lined trays (fills 2 trays), cover with a lid, and then freeze until solid. 
  6. Put the carrots, onions, and frozen peas and 4 Cups of water in your Pressure Cooker, bring those to a boil, and then tray up the veggies and a lined tray, cover and freeze.
  7. To make the gravy: 
    • Remover the fat from the top of the cold broth add the beef stock, to the vegetable broth, left from cooking peas and veggies, in your pressure cooker or a pan on the stove, and bring to a boil  (about 8 cups of beef broth)
    • Mix the cornstarch with cold water, add this to your boiling broth, stirring the entire time, cook until thickened. Let it cool, put 4 cups on a lined tray, freeze until solid. 
    8. Remove lids from all frozen trays, and freeze dry.

    9. Store Appropriately (See Tips and Tricks for storage help)

      Cycle Time:



      • Split Roast into 6 portions. Add 1 Cup of Boiling water in with the roast, make sure it is covered and let it sit. Drain excess water off before serving
      • Split the gravy into 6 portions. Add ½ cup of boiling water, stir it up, let it sit. Drain extra water off before serving.
      •  Split the veggies into 6 portions. I added 1 Cup of boiling water to the veggies, and totally covered them, let them sit.


      * Large Tray = 8 Cups/tray   Medium = 6 Cups/Tray   Small = 4 Cups/Tray

      Cycle times & rehydration for reference only. Your results may vary.

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