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Microwave Swiss Steak

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Grace Ling of Winona, Minnesota lets her microwave do the work with this hassle-free Swiss steak dinner. 'Because this dish is so simple to assemble, it's perfect after a long day when I don't feel like cooking,' she mentions."
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1 h servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Cut steak into serving-size pieces; pound with a mallet to tenderize. Place the steak in an ungreased shallow microwave-safe dish. Sprinkle with soup mix and mushrooms. Drain tomatoes, reserving liquid; set tomatoes aside. In a bowl, combine the cornstarch and tomato liquid until smooth. Add pepper, cayenne if desired and tomatoes. Pour over meat. Cover and microwave on high for 6-7 minutes or until mixture begins to boil. Microwave, covered, at 50% power for 20-25 minutes longer or until meat is tender.


  • This recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.
  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (prepared with reduced sodium onion soup mix and no-salt-added whole tomatoes) equals 201 calories, 4 g fat (0 saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 308 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable.


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This was pretty good, quick and very easy. I only made 2 slight changes. First I used a whole envelope of Onion soup mix which was about 4 tablespoons. Also I used just a couple grinds of pep...