Swiss Steak

Swiss Steak

AuthorJulie

2 lb eye of round or bottom round or flank steaks
1/3 cup flour
salt and pepper
canola or olive oil, for cooking
1 onion, thinly sliced
2-4 garlic cloves, sliced or crushed
2 celery stalks, chopped (leaves too)
1 14 oz (398 mL) can whole or diced tomatoes
1 cup beef stock or red wine
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce (optional)
a good shake of steak spice (or pinch of oregano)

1

Preheat the oven to 325F.

2

Cut the steaks across the grain into thick strips - about 1 1/2 inches wide. Put the flour into a shallow bowl and season it with salt and pepper. Heat a heavy pot on the stovetop with a generous drizzle of oil and brown the meat in batches on all sides, then transfer it to a plate.

3

Add the onions, garlic and celery to the pot and cook for a few minutes, until starting to turn golden. Return the steak to the pot, add the tomatoes, stock, Worcestershire and steak spice (or whatever herbs and spices you like), cover and slide into the oven for 2-2 1/2 hours, until the meat is very tender.

4

Serve over mashed potatoes or buttered noodles.

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Ingredients

 2 lb eye of round or bottom round or flank steaks
 1/3 cup flour
 salt and pepper
 canola or olive oil, for cooking
 1 onion, thinly sliced
 2-4 garlic cloves, sliced or crushed
 2 celery stalks, chopped (leaves too)
 1 14 oz (398 mL) can whole or diced tomatoes
 1 cup beef stock or red wine
 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce (optional)
 a good shake of steak spice (or pinch of oregano)

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 325F.

2

Cut the steaks across the grain into thick strips - about 1 1/2 inches wide. Put the flour into a shallow bowl and season it with salt and pepper. Heat a heavy pot on the stovetop with a generous drizzle of oil and brown the meat in batches on all sides, then transfer it to a plate.

3

Add the onions, garlic and celery to the pot and cook for a few minutes, until starting to turn golden. Return the steak to the pot, add the tomatoes, stock, Worcestershire and steak spice (or whatever herbs and spices you like), cover and slide into the oven for 2-2 1/2 hours, until the meat is very tender.

4

Serve over mashed potatoes or buttered noodles.

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