Crock Pot Round Steak and Potatoes With Onion Soup Mix

Round steak and potatoes, ready for your crock pot

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 9 mins
Total: 19 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
288 Calories
8g Fat
15g Carbs
35g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 215mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 35g
Calcium 29mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The onion soup mix, spices, and some beer make up the flavorful sauce for this round steak dinner.

Substitutions and Variations

  • Round steak is a good choice for the meal, but a lean chuck steak would be excellent as well.
  • Feel free to use an unsalted beef or chicken stock instead of beer in this recipe.
  • Add some sliced carrots or rutabaga along with the potatoes if you'd like.


  • 1 large onion (quartered, sliced)
  • 8 medium potatoes (quartered)
  • 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 pounds round steak (cut in 6 or 8 pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 envelope beefy onion soup mix
  • 12 ounces beer
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine the sliced onion and potatoes in the bottom of the crockpot.

  2. Arrange the steak pieces over the root vegetables.

  3. In a bowl, combine brown sugar, nutmeg, onion soup mix; sprinkle over the beef.

  4. Pour beer over the top of the mixture.

  5. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours, or until the beef is tender.

  6. Add salt to taste.

  7. Serve and enjoy!