Smothered Steak

Smothered Steak Recipe

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2 lb
round steak
1 c
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/4 c
2 medium
onions, sliced
3 c

How to Make Smothered Steak


  • 1Trim steak and cut into serving-size pieces.
  • 2Pound with a meat mallet or the edge of a saucer to tenderize.
  • 3Combine flour, salt and pepper.
  • 4Dredge each piece of meat in flour mixture.
  • 5Use the mallet or plate edge to pound the flour mixture into the meat.
  • 6Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat.
  • 7Brown each piece of steak in the hot oil, setting aside when browned.
  • 8Add more oil if necessary.
  • 9When all meat has been browned, add sliced onions to the pan, separating as you add them.
  • 10Cook only until soft and remove from skillet.
  • 11Lower heat to medium and return meat pieces layered with onions to skillet.
  • 12Add water and cover.
  • 13Cook over medium heat until steak is tender and gravy has thickened, about 30-45 minutes.
  • 14If necessary, remove lid for last 15 minutes to let gravy cook down.
  • 15Can add flour (mixed with a bit of the gravy) to pan if necessary for thickening.

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About Smothered Steak

Course/Dish: Beef, Steaks and Chops
Other Tag: Quick & Easy