Diva Tasting: Swiss Steak…

Grandma’s Swiss Steak


¼ Cup All-Purpose Flour

½ Teaspoon Kosher Salt Or To Taste

½ Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper

3 Pounds Beef Round Steak, Cut 1-Inch Thick

3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil

¼ Cup Water, Or As Needed

1 (14.5 Ounce) Can Diced Tomatoes

1 Packet Dry Onion Soup Mix

½ Cup Chopped Onion

1 Teaspoon Onion Powder

½ Teaspoon Salt

Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper


Step 1 Stir flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper together in a bowl. Sprinkle pieces of steak with flour mixture and pound the flour mixture into the meat with a meat mallet or the edge of a sturdy plate.

Step 2 Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook the floured beef in the hot oil until browned on both sides, about 15 minutes. Pour in onion and cook until translucent… Reduce heat to low, pour in water, cover skillet, and simmer beef and onions until tender, about 1 hour. Add more water to the skillet if needed to prevent burning.

Step 3 Mix diced tomatoes, onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper in a bowl. Pour tomato mixture over beef, bring to a simmer, and cook until sauce has thickened, about 30 more minutes. Serves 6-8 Serve with Mash Potatoes, green beans and rolls.


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