Swiss Steak With Mushrooms

Sliced mushrooms


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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 55 mins
Total: 65 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
337 Calories
16g Fat
14g Carbs
34g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 337
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 465mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 34g
Calcium 47mg 4%
*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.)

This Swiss steak made with round steak and fresh mushrooms is hearty and savory—perfect for a cozy family dinner. Also called smothered steak in the southern U.S., you can serve it with tossed salad and some mashed potatoes or egg noodles to sop up all of that delicious sauce.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 to 8 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless round steak (3/4 to 1 inch thick)
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • salt and pepper to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. In a large heavy skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil, and butter. Saute the chopped onions and sliced mushrooms for about 5 minutes, until onions are tender. Remove onions and mushrooms; set aside.

  2. Cut round steak into serving-size portions. Pound the flour into the steak pieces; transfer to the skillet. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper; brown round steak thoroughly, turning to brown the other side.

  3. Once the meat is browned, add the beef broth, onions, and mushrooms, and cover. Simmer on low heat for about 45 minutes, or until meat is very tender. Check for drying out, and add a little water if needed.

  4. Taste, and add salt and pepper if needed. Serve Swiss steak with pan drippings.

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