Swiss Steak

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Author Micha M


  • 1 pound boneless round steak cut into serving sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 onion , sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons oil


  1. In a skillet heat oil over medium heat until hot.
  2. While the pan heats, mix the flour, salt, pepper, and paprika together in a shallow dish. Coat the steak in seasoned flour.
  3. Add to the hot skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes on either side until browned, working in batches if necessary.
  4. Place browned meat in a 2 or 4 quart slow cooker. Add tomato paste and onion. Pour water into skillet you browned the meat in, stirring to get up any browned bits.
  5. Cook for a minute or two and add that into the slow cooker. Stir everything gently to combine.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours until the meat is tender. Serve with mashed potatoes, rice or egg noodles.