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Traditional Smothered Steak

Traditional Smothered Steak


  • 2 pounds round steak
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, cut in half and sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 envelope beefy onion soup mix
  • 1 can beef broth
  • 1 cup water

Prep Time:

Cook Time:

1 - 2 hours


When you’re craving a traditional smothered steak, here’s your recipe. Pair it with mashed potatoes and green beans for a complete comfort food meal.

This recipe courtesy of and Texas Beef Council.



  1. In skillet, or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Saute onion until translucent; remove and set aside.
  2. In same skillet, saute round steak until browned.
  3. Meanwhile, stir together mushroom soup, onion soup mix, beef broth and 1 cup water until blended; add onion and pour over browned meat. Reduce heat, cover with tight fitting lid, and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until beef is fork tender, or for Dutch oven, cover and cook in preheated 350°F oven for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.