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Crockpot Swiss Steak Recipe

Crockpot Swiss Steak Recipe


  • 1 1/2 pounds beef round or shoulder steaks, cut 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup medium picante sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 12 ounces farfalle (bow-tie) pasta, cooked

Prep Time:

Cook Time:

11 hours


Crockpot Swiss Steak Recipe. Do your prep work the night before, then throw all the ingredients in the crockpot in the morning. Leave it and forget it - until it's time to eat dinner - then you have a delectable Swiss Steak.

This recipe courtesy of Recipe Goldmine and the Texas Beef Council.

Starch Exchange: 1 1/2; Lean Meat Exchange: 4; Calories: 265; Calories from Fat: 54; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 84mg; Sodium: 296mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 3 g; Sugars: 7 g; Protein: 30 g.


  1. The night before serving: Prepare vegetables and combine with picante sauce, ketchup and vinegar; refrigerate in a sealed container. Trim fat from beef steaks and cut into 6 pieces. Wrap and refrigerate.
  2. In the morning: Transfer steaks to the crock pot and top with vegetable mixture. Add water. Cover and cook on low for 10-11 hours. Thicken by adding 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve over cooked pasta.
  3. To boost the fiber content, try whole wheat pasta.