Sunday, October 30, 2011

Slow Cooker Swiss Steak

You will need:
2 lbs. Cubed Round Steak, cut into serving size pieces
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
2 Tbs. vegetable oil
1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
1 lg. onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 vine ripe tomatoes, chopped
1/2 can (15 oz.) sloppy joe sauce
1 Tbs. of worcestershire sauce
2 garlic cloves, crushed through a garlic press
1/2 cup of red wine
1 Tbs. sugar, to mellow out the acidity

Sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides of the steak. Add the vegetable oil to a skillet over medium-high heat, add the steak and brown on both sides. Add the steak to the crock pot. Add the onion, green bell pepper, chopped tomatoes, sloppy joe sauce, worcestershire sauce, garlic, red wine and sugar. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or until tender. You can thicken the sauce with a Tbs. of cornstarch dissolved in 3 Tbs. of water. Add this slurry to the pot and turn the crockpot to high and cook until the sauce is thickened. Serve over mashed potatoes or rice. Bon Appetit!