Pressure-Cooker Steak Fajitas

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min.


6 servings

Updated: Mar. 24, 2023
I've enjoyed cooking since I was a girl growing up in the Southwest, and I think fajitas are an easy way to add some wallop to ho-hum dinner lineups. This simply delicious main dish is an excellent option if you're looking for something new to serve. —Janie Reitz, Rochester, Minnesota
Pressure-Cooker Steak Fajitas Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 large onion, julienned
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 12 mini flour tortillas (5 inches), warmed
  • Optional toppings: Shredded cheddar cheese, fresh cilantro leaves, sliced jalapeno pepper and avocado


  1. Select saute or browning setting on a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. Adjust for medium heat; add oil. When oil is hot, brown beef. Press cancel. Place onions, peppers and garlic on meat. Top with broth, lemon juice and seasonings.
  2. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 3 minutes. Quick-release pressure. Press cancel. Using tongs, serve with tortillas and toppings as desired.

Nutrition Facts

2 fajitas: 337 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 554mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.