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Traditional Smothered Steak

Smothered Steak

A traditional favorite like Mom used to make.


  • 2 pounds round steak
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, cut in half and sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 envelope beefy onion soup mix
  • 1 can beef broth
  • 1 cup water


  1. In skillet, or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Sauté onion until translucent; remove and set aside.
  3. In same skillet, sauté round steak until browned.
  4. Meanwhile, stir together mushroom soup, onion soup mix, beef broth and 1 cup water until blended; add onion and pour over browned meat.
  5. Reduce heat, cover with tight fitting lid, and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until beef is fork tender, or for Dutch oven, cover and cook in preheated 350 degree F oven for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Yield: 4 servings

Recipe and photo credit: Texas Beef Council

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