Easy Swiss Steak


4 beef cubed steaks (4 ounces each)
1 Tablespoon canola oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 celery rib, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 can (14½ ounces) stewed tomatoes, chopped
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
2 Tablespoons cold water


1. In a large nonstick frying pan, brown cubed steaks on both sides in oil over medium high heat; remove and set aside.

2. In the same frying pan, sauté the onion, celery and garlic for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender.

3. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce and bouillon.

4. Return steaks to the pan. Bring to a boil.

5. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1¼ to 1¾ hours or until meat is tender.

6. Combine cornstarch and water, whisking until smooth. Stir into tomato mixture.

7. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 steak with ¾ cup sauce equals:

255 calories
8 grams fat (2 grams saturated fat)
65 mg cholesterol
746 mg sodium
18 grams carbohydrate
3 grams fiber
28 grams protein

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