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Old-Fashioned Swiss Steak

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars

"My husband and I enjoyed this recipe for so many years, recalls Vera Kleiber in Raleigh, North Carolina. The sauce is wonderful, and the dish always brings back memories."
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Ingredients

1 h 50 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Cut steak into two pieces; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Using a mallet, pound flour into the meat. In a large skillet, brown meat in oil on both sides. Transfer to a shallow 1-qt. baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In the same skillet, saute onion in drippings until tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Pour over meat. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 1-1/2 hours or until tender.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 serving (prepared with 1/4 teaspoon salt and reduced-sodium tomato juice) equals 361 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 541 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 41 g protein.

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Most helpful positive review

Good flavor. I did not have time to put it in the oven so I just let the meat and the sauce simmer on low in a cast iron skillet for 30 minutes. Good! I also added one minced clove of garlic ...

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My husband has already asked me to make it again!

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Good flavor. I did not have time to put it in the oven so I just let the meat and the sauce simmer on low in a cast iron skillet for 30 minutes. Good! I also added one minced clove of garlic ...

This has to be one of the best comfort food dishes ever! I used cubed steak, tomato sauce instead of tomato juice, and added mushrooms - I did everything else as stated in the recipe. GREAT! GR...

Boy, did we ever like this! To me this good enough to be one of those special mom-dishes that would be brought out for special occasions when you're a kid. This says "home goodness" to me. I'd b...

Very good recipe I give it 5 stars. I used a 2 lb London broil sliced the long way so the roast was two long thin pieces about one inch thick. Then cut those in two giving me four nice servings....

This was terrific. My husband & I ate the whole dish ourselves. I used round steak which was really pounded thin. I substituted the juice for tomato sauce and I doubled the liquid and seasoni...

What a pleasant surprise! This was really easy and the meat was soooo tender when it was done. It has that classic swiss steak flavor that I was looking for. Thanks!

This was amazing! I would give this 10 stars if I could. I added three clove of garlic, used a small can of tomato sauce and about 10oz of spicy v8. I also cooked it in my cast iron. Super y...

This made for a nice dinner. I used tomato sauce in place of juice but otherwise follwed the directions.

My husband has already asked me to make it again!