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Steak in Sauce

 Steak in Sauce
“My husband and I enjoyed this recipe for so many years,” recalls Vera Kleiber in Raleigh, North Carolina. “The sauce is wonderful, and the dish always brings back memories.”
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours


  • 3/4 pound boneless beef top round steak
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (5-1/2 ounces) tomato juice
  • 1/2 cup diced canned tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard


  • Cut steak into two pieces; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Using a
  • mallet, pound flour into the meat. In a large skillet, brown meat in
  • oil on both sides. Transfer to a shallow 1-qt. baking dish coated
  • with cooking spray.
  • In the same skillet, saute onion in drippings until tender. Stir in
  • the remaining ingredients. Pour over meat. Cover and bake at
  • 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until tender. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (prepared with 1/4 teaspoon salt and reduced-sodium tomato juice) equals 361 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 541 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 41 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.