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Pressure cooker beef ragu with mushrooms

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Pressure cooker beef ragu with mushrooms


  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Cut the meat into small pieces and add them to a bowl. Add salt, pepper, the flour, and mix.
  • Add 4-5 tablespoons of olive oil into the pan along with the meat, and sauté until golden brown on all sides.
  • Place the pressure cooker over high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion, the garlic, and add them to the pressure cooker.
  • Add the tomato paste, the wine, the canned tomatoes, the bay leaves, the stock, the meat from the pan, the rosemary, the thyme, and the dried mushrooms.
  • Chop the wild mushrooms and add them to the pressure cooker. Add the sugar, salt, pepper, and 3 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Seal with the lid, turn the safety valve to the proper pressure indicator, and boil over low heat for 40 minutes.
  • Depressurize the pressure cooker and set aside.

For the mashed potatoes

  • Boil the potatoes cut into small pieces, drain them, and let their moisture evaporate completely.
  • In a bowl add the potatoes, the butter, the olive oil, salt, pepper, and press with a fork or a potato masher, until the ingredients are homogenized. Add the parmesan and mix.
  • Serve the mashed potatoes with the beef ragu, the thyme, pepper, and olive oil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
30 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
53 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
75 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
11 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
6 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
72 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
13 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
27 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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