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Swiss Steak

Classic Swiss Steak is the perfect family dinner any time of the year! It's an easy recipe for an old fashioned favorite that can be made in an oven or slow cooker. This is comfort food at its best - inexpensive, filling, and deliciously reminiscent of your grandmother's kitchen. Freezes well.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Amercian Heritage
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 300kcal
Author Marye Audet-White


  • 3 pounds round steak , I use Certified Angus Beef
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Tony Chachere's
  • olive oil
  • 1 cup onion ,sliced
  • 1 cup celery ,sliced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper ,chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic , chopped
  • 25 ounces tomatoes , canned or home canned stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cup carrots , sliced
  • 1/2 cup beef stock , or water
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped


  • Place the chopped vegetables, tomatoes, and garlic into a slow cooker.
  • Pound meat until thin with a meat mallet.
  • Mix flour, salt, pepper, brown sugar, and Creole Seasoning.
  • Dredge the meat in the flour mixture and rub it in.
  • Cut the meat in serving sized pieces.
  • Add about 2 tbs of olive oil to a heavy skillet.
  • Heat oil  until it shimmers a bit then carefully add steak
  • Fry until just golden
  • Flip and fry on the other side.
  • Repeat with all steaks. You may need to add a little more olive oil
  • Place the steaks over the vegetables in the slow cooker.
  • Add the beef stock to the hot pan.
  • Stir and scrape the bottom with a spatula to get up any bits of meat that are stuck.
  • Pour the stock over the ingredients in the slow cooker.
  • Add Worcestershire sauce and cook on low for 8 hours.



You can make this in the oven, too. Just put the ingredients in a baking dish instead of a slow cooker, cover tightly with foil, and bake at 300F for 2 hours.
This recipe freezes well.


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 340mg | Potassium: 996mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3745IU | Vitamin C: 18.4mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 4.5mg