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


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  • 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
  • 1
    green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    celery, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    crushed tomatoes (14 oz)

How to Make Swiss Steak


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

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