Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with a family-favorite meal that’s both delectable and easy to prepare: the Slow Cooker Swiss Steak. This sumptuous dish features tender beef in a savory mushroom sauce, slow-cooked to perfection for melt-in-your-mouth tenderness.
One lazy Sunday, the alluring aroma of Swiss Steak filled my kitchen, building anticipation for the meal ahead. When served, my family’s eyes sparkled with excitement. The first bite was nothing short of divine; the meat tender and flavorful, the sauce rich and satisfying. It was a moment of shared joy and a memory still fondly recalled.
Why is this recipe a must-try? It’s not just about the delicious meal but also about the warm, memorable moments it creates. The Slow Cooker Swiss Steak is a recipe that brings joy to your palate and a sense of unity to your home. Let’s delve into this irresistible recipe.
Slow Cooker Swiss Steak Recipe
6 average-sized beef blade steaks
1 average-sized onion, sliced
8 ounces fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced
3/4 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup cream
1/4 cup dry sherry
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
4 tablespoons oil
Salt and pepper, for seasoning
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
1 1/2 teaspoons mild paprika
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
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Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Season beef steaks with salt and pepper and brown on both sides. Transfer to the slow cooker.
In the same skillet, add the remaining oil and sauté mushrooms and onions until tender. Add thyme and paprika, cooking for an additional minute.
Transfer the mushroom and onion mix to the slow cooker over the steaks.
Whisk chicken stock, dry sherry, and flour in a bowl until smooth. Pour over the beef and mushrooms in the slow cooker.
Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours (or high for 4-5 hours), until beef is tender.
Remove steaks and stir parsley and cream into the sauce in the slow cooker. Return the steaks, coating them in the sauce.
Cook on low for an additional 10 minutes.
Serve the Swiss steak with rice, mashed potatoes, or your favorite sides and relish this delightful meal!