Veggie-Topped Swiss Steak
Long, gentle cooking turns round steak into a tender cut of meat. I like to serve this with mashed potatoes, because the vegetable topping makes an excellent sauce.—LorskyNY, Taste of Home Online Community
Total TimePrep: 35 min. Cook: 6 hours
- 1-1/2 pounds beef top round steak
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons ground mustard
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes
- 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
- 2 medium carrots, grated
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- Cut steak into serving-size pieces. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, mustard, salt and pepper. Add beef, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
- In a large skillet, brown meat in oil and butter on both sides. Transfer meat to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Combine the tomatoes, celery, carrots, onion, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar; pour over meat.
- Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 287 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 524mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.
Originally published as Slow Cooker Swiss Steak in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes 2009