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Heartland-Style Smothered Steak

Heartland-Style Smothered Steak

Beef broth provides a simple addition to this slow-cooked beef recipe – perfect for a hearty dinner.

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Ingredients

  • 2 pound boneless beef round steak, cut into 8 pieces
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1cup chopped onion
  • 3 medium carrots, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
  • 1 cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-ounce carton)
  • 1/2 cup red wine or Progresso™ beef flavored broth
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced garlic

Instructions

  1. In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, place beef, flour, salt and pepper; seal bag. Shake to coat beef evenly.
  2. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add half of the beef; cook 4 to 5 minutes, turning once, until browned on all sides. Repeat with remaining oil and beef.
  3. Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  4. In cooker, place onion, carrots and celery; place beef on top.
  5. In medium bowl, mix broth, wine, tomato sauce and garlic. Pour over beef.
  6. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  7. Serve Heartland-Style Smothered Steak over mashed potatoes.

prep time 25 min | total time 7 hr 25 min | servings 8

Substitute 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained, for the tomato sauce.

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 290 Calories from Fat 70 Total Fat 8g Saturated Fat 2g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 85mg Sodium 750mg Total Carbohydrate 14g Dietary Fiber 2g Sugars 6g Protein 35g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 80% Vitamin C 6% Calcium 4% Iron 25%

Exchanges: 0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Pillsbury