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Pressure Cooker Swiss Steak

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 20 min.


6 servings

Swiss steak has a been a standby for family cooks for decades, and this no-fuss way to cook it promises to keep the entree popular for years to come. Best of all, it's low in calories and fat. —Sarah Burks, Wathena, Kansas
Pressure Cooker Swiss Steak Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/2 pounds beef round steak, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 celery rib, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce


  1. Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper. Place onion in a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. Top with celery, tomato sauce and steak. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 20 minutes. Let pressure release naturally for 5 minutes; quick-release any remaining pressure. A thermometer inserted in steak should read at least 145°.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 167 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 581mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

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  • Leanna
    Oct 7, 2020

    Not impressed at all.

  • gmalovesyou
    Jul 24, 2020

    I’ve made Swiss steak for years. It’s so much easier in my pressure cooker. Love this recipe. I also make a mushroom version of Swiss steak. Use cream of mushroom soup and mushrooms instead of tomato. Both are family favourites.

  • Kenneth
    Jan 26, 2020

    Very simple, very few ingredients, very fast, tastes great (like Mom used to make!