Danish-Style Sour Cream Swiss Steak

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Vickie Parks

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@Northwestgal

In Denmark, this dish is called Schweizersteg Med Surflde. The creamy sauce is delicious and helps to keep the beef moist and tender during cooking. Round steak can be a tough cut of beef, so cooking it slowly at a lower heat level is the key to tenderizing it.

It's great with a side of potatoes, because the pan sauce is good drizzled over cooked potatoes (or plain white rice).

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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 lb
    beef bottom round or top round steak, cut into 4 equal portions
  • 3 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1/2 small
    onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    tomato puree
  • 1 tsp
    dill weed
  • 1 tsp
    paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground mustard
  • 1 tsp
    beef bouillon granules (or 1 beef bouillon cube)
  • 1 1/2 cups
    water
  • 1 cup
    sour cream

How to Make Danish-Style Sour Cream Swiss Steak

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix flour, salt and pepper together. Dredge the beef in the seasoned flour.
  2. Heat the butter in a large skillet, and brown the steak in the melted butter, about 3 to 4 minutes each side.
  3. Add onion, tomato pureé, dill weed, paprika, ground mustard, beef bouillon, and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil.
  4. Once it reaches a boil, reduce heat to a simmer. Cover skillet, and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. (Check the water level occasionally, and add about 1/4 to 1/2 cup water as needed if liquids begin to boil away).
  5. Stir sour cream into the pan sauce, cover, and simmer 1/2 hour longer.

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About Danish-Style Sour Cream Swiss Steak

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Scandinavian
Dietary Needs: Low Carb



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