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Swiss Steak

Swiss Steak - a hearty and easy family dinner with pounded, coated and browned round steak slowly cooked in a rich tomato gravy, bell peppers, onions and seasonings. A tasty family-friendly steak meal that doesn't break the bank!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 3 - 4
Calories 593kcal
Author Immaculate Bites

Ingredients

  • 2 -2.5 pound top round or bottom steak ( 1/2″ thickness.) See notes
  • salt and pepper or cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 onion , roughly chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons minced thyme
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 -1 cup puréed tomatoes or diced tomatoes (I used 1 cup )
  • 1-2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-2 cups water
  • 1 small red or green bell pepper , sliced
  • 2 tablespoon parsley , chopped (garnish)

Instructions

  • Pat dry steak on with a paper towel, then season with salt and Cajun seasoning.
  • In a medium bowl combine flour, salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder.
  • Then coat with seasoned flour and shake off any excess .
  • Heat oil in a cast iron or skillet over medium-high heat; then fry steak on both sides until golden brown — about 6-7 minutes per side.
  • Remove beef from skillet and place on a plate.
  • Add onions to the skillet, then saute for about 2-3 minutes. Followed by garlic, thyme, oregano, bay leaf and continue cooking for 3-5 more minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent any burns.
  • Next add tomatoes puree, smoked paprika, Worcestershire sauce , beef and about 1-2  cups water Cover and simmer for about 45 minutes.
  • Throw in bell pepper, and continue cooking until meat is tender.
  • Remove and serve warm. Spoon the sauce over the steak.

Nutrition

Calories: 593kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 72g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 282mg | Potassium: 1670mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2305IU | Vitamin C: 67mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 8.8mg