Garlic Swiss Steak Recipe
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Garlic Swiss Steak Recipe

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This favorite beef entree was perfect when our four children were at home. It was simple for me to fix this budget-stretcher, and the kids loved it.—Patricia Hooks, Greenville, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds bone-in beef round steak
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 235 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 550mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein .


  1. Cut steak into serving-size pieces; discard bone. Combine the flour, salt and pepper; pound to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown steak on both sides in oil.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine the tomatoes, onion, green pepper and garlic; pour over steak. Cover and bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until meat is tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Swiss Steak in Taste of Home April/May 1998, p13

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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

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kgodwin68 50348
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

"I have used this recipe for years. I use 1can tomato paste instead of the stewed tomatoes, 1 cup of water & one cup of brown gravy. I also add carrots to make it a one dish meal that can be served with noodles or mashed potatoes."

Shoes58 52197
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2013

"now this was an excellent swiss steak! tender and full of flavor. easy to put together. but-pretty hard to find the right cut of meat. Why is round steak so scarce?"

Sager 52188
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2012

"Could use a little zing-a little mild for our tastes"

Brenda Peak 81158
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2011

"this is a good recipe love it and easy too ! my family wants it quite offen!"

craigsuem 21981
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2011

"This was fabulous! It was so quick to throw together and then let it cook itself. The flavors were wonderful! It will become a regular in our household. Would be great for company too."

nl86 48026
Reviewed May. 7, 2010

"This is good as is. Have also used cubed steak- yummy! If you like garlic, add some extra. Even my picky daughter requests this often."

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