Wednesday, June 9, 2010

EASY COUNTRY SWISS STEAK

Another recipe from my Southern Indiana childhood.

4 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 lbs round steak
2 tbsp shortening
1 tall can tomato sauce
1 cup water
1 onion, sliced

Combine the flour, salt, and pepper in a shallow bowl or pie plate. Cut steak into serving pieces and dredge each piece in the flour mixture. Heat the oil in a heavy skillet; add the meat and brown in the hot shortening. Combine the tomato sauce and water; pour over the meat. Top with the sliced onion. Reduce heat and simmer for a couple of hours until tender. Remove the meat and thicken the gravy if necessary. Serve the meat topped with the gravy.