Swiss Steak

Katrina Freed


I love swiss steak that you can cut with a fork. This recipe can be made in the oven, in a crock pot or on top of the stove depending on how low or slow you cook it. You know it's done when you can "cut it with a fork"

★★★★★ 4 votes
10 Min
4 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


1 - 1/4 c
chicken stock
3/4 c
flour for dredging and thickening
salt and pepper
cooking oil
2 lb
beef round steak
1/2 c
white onion, chopped
green pepper, chopped
1/2 c
celery, chopped
1 can(s)
crushed tomatoes (14 oz)

How to Make Swiss Steak


  • 1Cut steak into individual portion sized pieces (about palm size)
  • 2In a small bowl or cup whisk together chicken stock and 2 - 1/2 Tbsp. of flour and set aside
  • 3Salt and pepper each piece of meat on both sides, then dredge in flour
  • 4Brown meat in hot oil, a few pieces at a time. Use just enough oil to brown well. (2 Tbsp)
  • 5Remove meat from skillet.
  • 6Add chicken stock and flour mixture to pan drippings, stir well, scraping sides of the pan
  • 7Remove from heat and scrape rue from pan into crock pot
  • 8Add tomatoes and chopped vegetables to crock pot and stir.
  • 9Addd browned meat making sure to push meat down into the sauce.
  • 10Cook on low for 4 hours. Serve with sauce spooned over top.

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About Swiss Steak

Course/Dish: Beef, Steaks and Chops
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom