Slow Cooker Swiss Steak #SundaySupper {Low Carb}

This rich, beefy Slow Cooker Swiss Steak is comfort food that is slowly simmered for a fork-tender and a great budget friendly meal.

This rich, beefy Slow Cooker Swiss Steak is comfort food that is slowly simmered for a fork-tender and a great budget friendly meal.

Slow Cooker Swiss Steak
Author: Marlene Baird
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Serves: 8
London Broil runs less than 6.00 a pound, which makes this cut an excellent choice for a budget friendly slow cooker dish.
  • 2 lbs London Broil steak
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, divided
  • 8 oz fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 2 large shallots sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh oregano, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 2 Tablespoons arrowroot, mixed with 1 1/2 Tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  1. Heat a heavy skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add 1/2 Tablespoon butter.
  3. Season the steaks with salt & pepper and brown the steak.
  4. Remove from pan and place in slow cooker
  5. Add the sliced onions, the oregano and the paprika on top of the beef.
  6. Add in the sherry and chicken stock to the slow cooker
  7. Set the slow cooker on low for 6 hours.
  8. with 35 minutes left on the slow cooker, saute the sliced mushrooms in 1/2 Tablespoon of butter for about 5 minutes.
  9. At 5 1/2 hours add the mushrooms and continue to cook for 30 minutes.
  10. Remove steaks to a serving plate and cover with aluminum foil to keep them warm.
  11. Mix the arrowroot with 1/4 cup water pour into the slow cooker and stir until completely dissolved.
  12. Stir the half and half, and parsley. Heat for another 10 minutes.
  13. Ladle gravy over steak and serve
Serving size: 214 Calories: 198 Fat: 9.4 Saturated fat: 4.5 Carbohydrates: 2.5 Sugar: 0.6 Sodium: 323 mg Fiber: 0.7 Protein: 25.6 Cholesterol: 79
Cooking Sherry is about $4.00 for 16 ounces, but you can substitute Apple Cider Vinegar or Table White Wine. Use what you have on hand.[br]I use arrowroot powder for less carbohydrates. It costs about $1.00 for 4 ounces.[br]You can substitute whole milk, or even heavy cream. Just use what you have.

I can’t believe how much I still have to learn about cooking.

This rich, beefy Slow Cooker Swiss Steak is comfort food that is slowly simmered for a fork-tender and a great budget friendly meal.When it comes to beef, I always want to reach for the tender cuts.  I am that crazy lady at the grocery store who is always in the way of someone else.  Why?  Because I take too long to make a decision in the meat section of the market.

I get confused, easily apparently.  Depending on what part of the country you live, certain cuts of meat are called something different.

That’s what happened when I was trying to decide on a piece of round steak.  I ended up with this London Broil.

This rich, beefy Slow Cooker Swiss Steak is comfort food that is slowly simmered for a fork-tender and a great budget friendly meal.To make things easier on you, here is what I discovered about this cut of beef.

The cow’s entire hind leg (which includes the butt, ham, and thigh) is known as the beef round. Round roasts, steaks and the London broil all come from this area, as do sirloin tip roast and sirloin tip center steak.  Marinating before cooking helps tenderize round cuts of beef.

This is why the London Broil is the perfect cut to use in a slow cooker.

This rich, beefy Slow Cooker Swiss Steak is comfort food that is slowly simmered for a fork-tender and a great budget friendly meal.Less expensive beef, needs to be marinated or cooked very slowly.  These are perfect cuts of beef when you need to budget out your meals.  Eating well on a budget is totally possible.

This week, the Sunday Supper Movement brings you budget friendly dishes to prove that you can save money on food and still feel like you splurged.  Our hosts this week are T. J. Crumbly from Gluten Free Crumbly and David Crowley from Cooking Chat.

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Slow Cooker Swiss Steak #SundaySupper {Low Carb} — 48 Comments

  1. Thank you, Marlene! I have a Japanese friend who has lived in the US a long time and loves his beef. HIs wife is going back to Japan for a bit and I promised to take care of his dinner at least one night. Your slow cooker steak is perfect! Thank you, too, for the reminder about marinating the meat =)

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