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Instant Pot Salsbury Steak

The cafeteria lady said I could make this when I got older--so I did. She was totally cool, and she's totally the inspiration for this Instant Pot Salsbury Steak. And my belly couldn't be happier.

Servings 8


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 1 packet dry au jus mix
  • 3/4 cup water


  1. Combine the ground beef, onion soup mix, bread crumbs and milk in a large bow.
  2. Mix the meat and other items together with your hands and form 8 patties.
  3. Heat the oil in the bottom of the Instant Pot on saute.
  4. Dredge the patties in the flour and brown them on each side in the Instant Pot.
  5. Remove the patties from the Instant Pot and set aside.
  6. Deglaze the Instant Pot with the water.
  7. Place the patties back into the Instant Pot. You can stack them if needed to get all 8 in there.
  8. Mix the remaining ingredients in a bowl and pour over the meat.
  9. Set the Instant Pot to High Pressure and cook for 15 minutes.
  10. Serve over rice, mashed potatoes or noodles.