Italian Swiss Steak

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours


6-8 servings

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
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.


  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 pounds boneless beef top round steak, cut into serving-size pieces
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  1. Place flour in a large resealable plastic bag. Add beef, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. Remove meat form bag; pound to flatten.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown steak on both sides in butter. Add the tomatoes, salt, basil and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  3. Add green pepper and onion. Cover and cook 30-45 minutes longer or until meat and vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with cheese; cook for 2 minutes or until melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 254 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 664mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein.