Savory Swiss Steak


Savory Swiss Steak

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 30 minutes


  • 1 ½ lbs round steak, approx. 1 inch thick, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp dry mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp butter, divided
  • 2 Tbsp oil, divided
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp brown sugar


Coat steak with a mixture of flour, mustard, salt, and pepper. In a skillet, brown the meat in 1 Tbsp butter and 1 Tbsp oil. Transfer to a slow cooker. Heat remaining butter and oil in same skillet. Sauté onion, carrots, and celery until almost tender. Add tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar. Heat, scraping up drippings. Pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or until tender. Serve meat with vegetable sauce spooned over the steak.

  • Method: Slow Cooker

Keywords: slow cooker recipes, swiss steak, beef, savory swiss steak

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