Super tender, use a thin cut of round steak for better flavor! Extremely tasty, as it makes its own gravy.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
2 hrs 10 mins
total:
2 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

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  • Trim the fat from the steak, and cut into desired number of servings.

  • In a roasting pan over medium high heat, sear both sides of the steak, about 1 minute per side. Remove from heat.

  • Stir the cream of mushroom soup, French onion soup and water into the roaster. Bake in the preheated oven 2 1/2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

248 calories; protein 24.7g 49% DV; carbohydrates 11.5g 4% DV; fat 11.1g 17% DV; cholesterol 61mg 20% DV; sodium 1183.4mg 47% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (244)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
12/09/2003
I used Lipton onion soup mix instead of condensed. With 3 cups of water with the soup mix we had oodles of gravy. Quick and easy dish that tastes excellent. Family says "keeper". Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
02/21/2006
I'm not sure if it was something I did wrong, but my meat was very dry and the gravy dried up as well. The flavor that was left was very good though. I think I may try it again, it had to be faulty... maybe shorten the cooking time. Read More
(15)
303 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 186
  • 4 star values: 91
  • 3 star values: 17
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
12/09/2003
I used Lipton onion soup mix instead of condensed. With 3 cups of water with the soup mix we had oodles of gravy. Quick and easy dish that tastes excellent. Family says "keeper". Read More
(355)
Rating: 5 stars
09/28/2003
This recipe is great if fixed in the crockpot.Some people complained that it was dry. I put the cut up steak in the crockpot and mixed the 2 soups and water and poured it over the meat.About an hr before serving I mixed 3T. of flour with ice water and whisked it in. The entire cooking time was 7 hrs on high adding flour mixture at the 6th hr. It was tender and the gravy was fabulous!!!!! Read More
(291)
Rating: 5 stars
06/22/2003
I make this recipe ALOT! This is the only reason I buy round steak. I sometimes add two can of the french onio soup instead of a can of water just to have more flavor and tenderness. Thanks so much!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/30/2008
This was delish!! I slightly altered recipe as others suggested and used a pkg of Lipton onion soup mix (instead of can French onion) as I keep that on hand. Also used 1 can beef broth instead of water and put in crock pot for 2 hrs on high and 4 hrs on low. Meat was tender!!! Did not need to add flour or cornstarch because gravy was a good consistency as is. Also added a few dashes of black and red pepper garlic powder and Creole seasoning so would not be bland. Served with rice and stemmed broccoli. Read More
(139)
Rating: 5 stars
08/18/2006
I made a 1-3/4# thin round steak in my crock pot.I salt-peppered the steak and lightly dusted both side with Garlic Powder. I threw the steak in a pan with a little oil on the bottom and cooked it on both sides for about1-2 minutes on high heat just to quick brown it. Then I put it in the crock pot and added the 1 can of cream of mushroom and 1 can of French Onion soup but did NOT add the can of water. I cut up a few slices of onion and spread them over the top. Cooked on high for 2 hours and 2 hours on low. Then I put the gravey in a pan over medium high heat and sprinkled in a couple of tablespoons of flour to thicken. Awesome taste and meat fork tender.There is no way your meat can be dry or tough. This is fool proof. I made mashed potatos and put gravey over it too! If your meat is thicker and the top of it is exposed you might consider adding the water to it, but if it is thinner leave the water out. A much richer taste. Either way you will probably want to thicken it up by whisking some flour into the gravey. Enjoy! Read More
(132)
Rating: 5 stars
11/18/2004
GREAT! This is true comfort food...and it is ridiculously easy to make! All I had was regular steaks (not round) so I wasn't too sure how it would turn out, but it was just incredible! I seasoned the steaks with pepper and garlic salt and then browned them in a little olive oil in a skillet. Instead of cooking the steaks in the oven, I just simmered everything on the stove, covered, for an hour. My steaks were not dry at all...so flavorful!! I only had 2 steaks, so I used 1/2 can of cream of mushroom soup, and 1 whole can of the french onion (no water), and added in a 4 oz can of sliced mushrooms. I also added a bit of flour to the gravy at then end to thicken it up. I mixed up some instant potatoes, microwaved some frozen veggies and had an incredibly easy, GOOD, and well-balanced meal.. .and the best part, I only put in about 5 minutes of active work. I will definitley make this again and again when I'm looking for a good home cooked meal, but don't want to cook!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/04/2004
This was good. I used the slow cooker and the meat cooked over 8 hours. I only had a pound of round steak I used cr. of mushroom and then Lipton Onion soup mix plus 2 cups of water. I also added about 1/2 cup of mushrooms. About 30 min before serving I stirred in 3 tbl of flour dissolved in water. Served over mashed potatoes. This gravy was very flavorful and this seems to be a very budget wise meal. The gravy will be reused to serve over biscuits on the weekend. Thanks for the great recipe!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/28/2010
I made this in the skillet. I cut the steak into small chunks and seared as directed. I then removed the steak and added the two soups and the can of water. I brought it to a boil and then returned the steak to the skillet. I simmered for about an hour and 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. In the last 20 minutes I added a tablespoon of flour dissolved in 1/2 cup water. This thickened the gravy perfectly! Great recipe! Will make this again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/17/2005
This is a delicious recipe. I used dry onion soup mix and added two soup cans of water instead of a can of French Onion soup. It's less expensive and the flavor is wonderful. Read More
(31)
Rating: 3 stars
02/21/2006
I'm not sure if it was something I did wrong, but my meat was very dry and the gravy dried up as well. The flavor that was left was very good though. I think I may try it again, it had to be faulty... maybe shorten the cooking time. Read More
(15)
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