This simple roast is a great meal prep option to start your week off right. Eat as is, or use the beef to make a variety of quick weeknight meals.
2 tablespoons avocado oil
3.5 lb chuck roast
8 large garlic cloves, peeled
1 tablespoon salt
½ tablespoon black pepper
1 cup broth or water
2 bay leaves
2 tablespoons coconut aminos or soy sauce
Dry off the roast and place on a cutting board. Make eight slits on one side of roast. Stuff garlic into slits.
Rub 1 tablespoon of avocado oil to roast, coating the entire roast. Season all sides of roast with salt and black pepper.
With the lid off, set Instant Pot (IP) on sauté on high. Add your avocado oil (or other cooking oil).
Place seasoned roast in IP and sear each side until browned on all sides.
Add broth (or water) and remaining ingredients. Place lid on IP, secure lid and set IP for high pressure for 75 minutes.
Allow pressure to release naturally for 10 -15 minutes.
Remove roast and shred meat.