MealWars Swiss Steak

MealWars Swiss Steak

Swiss steak is a comfort food that seems to have fallen out of favor in recent years. It's a great way to create an awesome meal out of a cheap, tough cut of meat.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 5


  • 1 Eye Round Roast or other tough cut of meat. 3-4 lbs
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • 8 oz mushrooms
  • 1 ¾ cups beef broth or stock
  • ¾ cup of red wine
  • 2 tbsp neutral flavored cooking oil
  • 2 cups of flour gluten free works just as well as wheat flour
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme


  • Instructions are basically the same for all cooking methods.
  • Place all ingredients in the pot.
  • If using an Instant Pot or other electric pressure cooker, set the timer to 25 minutes or 30 minutes if doing a larger amount of meat.
  • If using a pot on the stove, you can set this to low heat and let it slowly simmer for 2-2.5 hours.
  • You can also place into a 300 degree oven for 2 hours.
  • Once cooked, separate your meat and place it aside, covered in foil.
  • Create a corn starch slurry by dissolving a heaping tbsp of corn starch in a half cup of water.
  • Add the corn starch mixture to the sauce while it is still on heat and stir.
  • The sauce should thicken very quickly and you are ready to serve.
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