Fancy Swiss Steak

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 135 mins

Try using round steak, dressing it up with seasoning and vegetables, and you will have satisfied diners. It takes longer to prepare and cook, but the result is worth the wait. Serve with boiled new potatoes or rice.


2pounds round steak (tenderized)
1/4cup vegetable oil
Clove of garlic, peeled and cut
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/2teaspoon garlic salt
Flour as needed
1/2cup minced onion
1can (16 ounces) diced tomatoes
1cup beef broth
11/4cups chopped vegetables (celery, carrots, and green peppers)
1/2cup chopped fresh mushrooms


  1. Cut steak into several pieces. Rub with clove of garlic, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and pound flour into it. Heat oil in a heavy chicken fryer or Dutch oven and cook pieces of steak until browned. Drain on a paper towel.
  2. Boil chopped vegetables and onion in broth. Place steak in a casserole dish. Pour vegetable mixture over it, and add tomatoes, including juice, and mushrooms. Cover and place in an oven heated to 350 degrees. Cook two hours or until tender.

—Mary A Mitchell

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 340
  • Fat 12g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 350mg
  • Potassium 980mg
  • Carbohydrate 15g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 39g
  • Trans Fat 0
  • Vitamin A 45%
  • Vitamin C 20%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 25%