You are here

Swiss Steak

Love.Food's picture
Ingredients
  Round steak 2 Pound
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Shortening/Bacon drippings 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Onion 1 Large
  Tomatoes 1 Quart
  Water 1 Pint
  Bay leaves 2
  Marjoram 3⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Trim the edges of the steak and make 3 slashes on the top to prevent steak from curling when cooked
2. Rub salt and pepper on both sides of the steak.
3. Coat both sides of the steak well with flour.
4. Slice the onions and chop the tomatoes.

MAKING
5. In a large Dutch oven add the shortening or the bacon drippings and melt over a medium high flame.
6. When the fat is hot, add the steak and sear on both sides.
7. Add the onions to the pan and lightly sauté with the steak.
8. Tip in the tomatoes and water.
9. Add the bay leaves and marjoram.
10. Cover tightly and simmer over a low flame for 2 hours or until steak is tender.
11. Add more water to the casserole if the gravy gets too thick while cooking.

SERVING
12. Transfer the steak onto a platter and pour the gravy on top.
13. Slice at the table using a steak carving knife.
14. Serve accompanied with potatoes or vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.375
Average: 4.4 (12 votes)