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Steak ‘n’ Gravy

"Served over rice or mashed potatoes, this nicely spiced steak makes a satisfying meal," proposes Betty Janway of Ruston, Louisiana.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 pound beef top round steak, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Hot cooked rice or mashed potatoes


  • Cut beef into bite-size pieces; brown in oil in a skillet. Transfer to a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker. Cover with water; add tomato sauce and seasonings. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours, or on high for 4 hours, or until meat is tender.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour and cold water until smooth; stir into liquid in slow cooker. Cover and cook on high 30 minutes longer or until gravy is thickened. Serve with rice or potatoes.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 204 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 588mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein.

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  • Kris Countryman
    Apr 24, 2013

    This was very tender and tasty. Easy to prepare. I skipped the garlic powder and tossed in a few onions instead.

  • trudypost
    Jul 12, 2009

    Mmmm good stuff,I like it better without the cumin though.