Elaine's Swiss Steak

Elaine's Swiss Steak Recipe

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Elaine Douglas


I hadn't made Swiss Steak for many years and didn't have a recipe. I created this recipe from memory. It turned out to be delicious and has a lot of tasty gravy. The meat was tender but still firm. I will certainly make it more often.

★★★★★ 1 vote
6-8 depends on appetite
15 Min
4 Hr 30 Min
Convection Oven


2 lb
eye of the round steak about 3/4 inch thick
2 Tbsp
1 large
onion, sliced
14 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 c
beef bouillon or 1 beef cube plus 1 c. water
2 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
2 tsp
pepper to taste
1 c
seasoned flour to dredge the meat

How to Make Elaine's Swiss Steak


  • 1Cut the steak into serving size pieces (about 4 ounces). Coat in seasoned flour and brown in fat in a dutch oven. Add more fat if needed.
  • 2Remove browned meat to a platter. Put sliced onions into the pot and sweat them for a few minutes to deglaze the pot.
  • 3Add the meat back to the pot along with the rest of the ingredients. Bring it back to a simmer.
    Cover and put in a 250 degree F. oven to cook for 4 hours.
  • 4When meat is tender remove pot from oven. Remove the meat from the gravy. Thicken the gravy with a couple of tablespoons of seasoned flour and allow to simmer for a few minutes to cook the flour
  • 5Add the meat back to the pot.
    Serve with rice, mashed potato or noodles and garnish with chopped parsley.

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About Elaine's Swiss Steak

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Soy Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #tasty, #economical