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Swiss Steak

Round steak that is tenderized, seasoned, and simmered in a brown gravy. Wonderful served over rice.

Round steak that is tenderized, seasoned, and simmered in a brown gravy. Wonderful served over rice.

Recipe ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup bacon drippings or cooking oil
  • 1 round steak
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup water


  1. Pound the round steak to tenderize on both sides and in both directions. Either use a meat hammer or wrap it in saran wrap and use a saucer.
  2. Cut the steak in 2 inch squares and season with salt, pepper and flour.
  3. Fry on both sides in fat over medium heat. Then add all chopped ingredients and cook, stirring often, until onions are translucent.
  4. Add 1 cup water and cook over medium heat until the meat is tender enough to cut with a fork. Add water as needed.
  5. Cooking time is about 1 1/2 to 3 hours. Gravy will be thick. Serve over rice with black eyes peas and a fresh salad. De'lish!

Yield : 6 - 8 Servings : 6 - 8 Prep Time : 35m Cook Time : 1:45 h Ready In : 2:20 h

Recipe and photo courtesy of Real Cajun Recipes. Used with permission.

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