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savory swiss steak

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Elaine Bovender
Wilmington, NC

I don't remember where this recipe originally came from, but it's been a keeper. It's easy to do and is delicious! Hope y'all enjoy it!

(1 rating)
yield 4 to 5
prep time 20 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For savory swiss steak

  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 1/2 lb
    round steak, cut 1-inch thick
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil or bacon drippings
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes (14.5 ounce)
  • 1 md
    onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 c
    celery, diced
  • 2 or 3 md
    carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make savory swiss steak

  • 1
    Mix flour and mustard. Dredge steak in flour mixture and pound in with a cleated meat mallet. Cut pounded steak into serving size pieces.
  • 2
    Heat oil in heavy frying pan over medium-high heat. Add meat and brown on both sides. Transfer to crock pot.
  • 3
    Add tomatoes with liquid, onions, celery, carrots, Worcestershire and sugar to meat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and cook on high for about 3 to 4 hours or until meat is tender. Serve with rice or potatoes and your favorite veggies.
  • 4
    NOTE: You may also do this in the oven. Once meat has been browned, place in a shallow baking dish, add tomatoes and remaining ingredients, salt & pepper to taste. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until meat is tender when pierced.