There is just nothing like the crock pot or slow cooker to prepare meals easily. You can basically cook a whole meal in the crock pot, come home from a busy day, add a salad and dinner is ready. This recipe is a perfect example. In the crock pot you have steak, potatoes, carrots, onions, tomatoes, and gravy. Make your favorite green salad or buy a bagged salad in your grocery store. Serve with your favorite salad dressing. This meal-in-one recipe for a delicious Swiss Steak Meal should be added to your recipe file for busy days. This is a great meal for busy families on the go.
EASY AND DELICIOUS CROCK POT SWISS STEAK MEAL
1 1/2 lb boneless round steak, cut into 6 pieces
1/2 tsp seasoned salt
fresh ground black pepper
6 to 8 red skinned potatoes, quartered
1 1/2 cups baby carrots
1 medium onion, cut into 6 slices
1 can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, oregano; do not drain
1 jar (12-oz) home-style beef gravy
Spray a 12-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium high heat. Sprinkle the salt and pepper over the beef. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, or until browned, turning once during this time.
In the crock pot, layer potatoes, then carrots, beef, with onions last. In a medium mixing bowl, mix the tomatoes and the gravy together. Spoon tomato mixture over the onions. Cover and cook on low setting 7 to 8 hours. When serving, sprinkle with fresh parsley, if desired.
Yield: 6 servings. Per serving 220 calories, 20 g carbs, 27 g protein.
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Article Posted: October 10, 2009