Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Skillet Steak Dinner

Steak tenders smothered with tomatoes, peppers, onions and mushrooms...and served on a bed of noodles. That's my idea of a perfect winter comfort meal. I made noodles for the first time recently....just like my mother-in-law used to. I decided to make a skillet steak to go with the noodles...just like my mother-in-law used to as well. Good meals make for good memories!


Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. sirloin steak
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (19 oz. / 540 ml)
  • 1 can mushroom soup (14 oz. / 398 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons molasses * (optional)
  • 1/2 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 sweet pepper (green, red or yellow) julienned
  • 1 can sliced mushrooms (14 oz. / 398 ml)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Method:
  1. Cut steak into serving size pieces.
  2. Combine flour, salt and pepper.
  3. Dredge steak in flour...and pound each piece.
  4. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat.
  5. Brown meat well on all sides.
  6. Add diced tomatoes.
  7. Cover tightly and simmer for 1 hour.
  8. Add remaining ingredients, stirring to mix well.
  9. Cover tightly and simmer 30 minutes longer.
  10. Serve on a bed of noodles or rice.
* I'm sure the molasses could be left out, but it adds a nice flavour.

21 comments:

  1. This does sound very comforting. I love the yummy gravy on this steak and I am interested to see what flavor the molasses give it. Your noodles look great!

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  2. Thanks for this recipe. It sounds so good, I will print this off and give it a try.

    I need a question answered and I can't find a place on your site to contact any of you.

    I have a recipe that calls for active yeast 1 TBSP and I have instant yeast. How do I convert that?

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  3. This is what i will be making for supper! Wow. Looks incrediably delish! I bet the whole house will smell yummy while its cooking! Thanks for all the wonderful good recipes!

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  4. Looks like I now know what I'll prepare for dinner tonight. Thanks!

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  5. Oh, my goodness! I just put some steak in the freezer yesterday. This is what I will do with it. Thanks.
    Beckie

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  6. Printed it, made it, and its now in the slow cooker, instead of simmering it. Can't wait till supper! Thanks for answering my question "whats for supper today?".

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  7. I love that on a snow day....I have every single ingredient listed. Looks delcious.

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  8. This sounds so good!! I was wondering about the crock pot also?? Browning the meat, & then adding everything to the crockpot??

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  9. Oregonsun...active yeast needs to be proofed (soaked in water) before adding to your recipe. Instant yeast can be added right to the recipe along with the flour. I find that instant yeast works just fine in recipes calling for active yeast.

    I'm sure this would be great in the crockpot...just brown the meat first. Let us know how it turned out for you, Clare.

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  10. Just opened the computer to find something to do with my round steak for tonight and the first thing I see is this recipe! Even better than that, I have all the ingredients. Supper plans taken care of. Thanks for your great blog. By the way, a cookbook was under the tree for me this year, just as i had hoped (and hinted):)

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  11. I make something similar. We call it Swiss Steak. Instead of mushroom soup I use a brown gravy mix, I don't add molasses but may try it. I don't use the peppers and soy sauce unless I'm serving it with rice. You can also cook this in the oven. it was my dad's favorite meal served with mash potatoes and peas. It is much yummy!!

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  12. made this in the crock pot for supper... I browned the meat first and tossed everything in. Delicious. thanks.

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  13. Right about now I wish that dinner would just show up in my kitchen too, but I guess it will take a bit more effort than that.

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  14. Right about now I wish that dinner would just show up in my kitchen too, but I guess it will take a bit more effort than that.

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  15. This looks absolutely perfect for dinner...can't wait.

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  16. Your pasta looks wonderful! And I'm going to try that recipe asap. No, might wait a while until the vision of your fresh pasta has dimmed a bit.

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  17. I grew up with a dish very similar to this, my mother called it 'Swissed Steak'.

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  18. This sounds so yummy... could you post a recipe for homemade noodles, too?

    Shar

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  20. How long would you put this in the crockpot for, on low?

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  21. Though I have never cooked this particular recipe in the crockpot...I would guess it would require 8 to 10 hours on Low (about 4 hours on High).

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