Baked Swiss Steak Recipe
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Baked Swiss Steak Recipe

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THIS DISH is one of my husband's favorites, so I make it often. It's also a handy recipe - while it's in the oven, you can do other things. The meat becomes very tender, and the vegetables add delicious flavor. -Dolores Wynne, Clearwater, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/2 to 3/4 pound beef top round steak
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sharp cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 392 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 1066mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 30g protein


  1. Cut meat into two portions; pound to 1/4-in. thickness. Combine 1 tablespoon flour and salt; coat meat on both sides. In a skillet, brown meat in oil. Transfer meat to a greased shallow 2-qt. baking dish; set aside.
  2. To pan drippings, add tomatoes, carrot, celery, onion, Worcestershire sauce and remaining flour. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Pour over meat. Cover and bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until the meat is tender. Sprinkle with cheese; return to the oven until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Baked Swiss Steak in Reminisce Extra February 1998, p47

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"Whole family loved this!! Simple to make!"

Reviewed Apr. 21, 2011

"I was looking for something new to make for my husband... he really liked it. I will make this again."

Reviewed Feb. 28, 2011

"I love swiss steak and know so does my son....very good especially with creamy mashed potatoes!!"

Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"nice and tasy"

Reviewed Nov. 7, 2010

"We loved this recipe. My husband could not believe how tender the steak turned out. I will definitely make this again and again!"

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