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Swiss Steak

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  Beef round steak 2 Pound (Top Round, Bottom Round Or Sirloin, 0.5 Inch Thick)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced onion 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce
  Salt 1 Teaspoon

Lightly score surface of meat; cut meat into 8 serving pieces.
Mix flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Sprinkle half the flour mixture on one side of meat; pound in.
Turn meat and pound in remaining flour mixture.
Melt shortening in large skillet.
Brown meat in shortening over medium heat about 15 minutes.
Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 1 hour.
Add small amount of water if necessary.
Mix Tomato Sauce ingredients; pour on meat.
(To serve whole recipe immediately, see below.) Cover; simmer 15 minutes.
Divide meat between 2 ungreased baking pans, 8x8x2 inches.
Spoon half the sauce on meat in each pan.
Cool quickly.
Wrap, label and freeze.
45 minutes before serving, remove 1 pan Swiss Steak from freezer and unwrap.
Cook uncovered in 400° oven until tender, 30 to 40 minutes.

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Swiss Steak Recipe