The Swiss steak supper combines tender beef and vegetables in tangy sauce that melds tomato basil under a cheesy topping. It's quick to put together. Add a salad and warm bread, and you have a complete meal.
In New Oxford, Pennsylvania, Emma Nye relies on her mother's pot roast recipe when company is coming. But when she merely wants to enjoy the savory sensation with her husband, she can turn to this downsized version.
While inventing a new form of comfort food, I made a stew of carrots, turnips, parsnips and rutabaga. When I'm in the mood to change things up, I add potatoes or chicken. —Maria Davis, Flower Mound, Texas