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Recipe: 90s-style swiss steak

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90s-style swiss steak

Craving nostalgia? Try this 90's-style Swiss Steak with pasta, vegetables, and a spicy tomato sauce.


  • 1 beef Shoulder Steak Boneless, cut 1/2 inch thick (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup prepared picante sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta, cooked


  1. Cut beef Shoulder Steak into 6 pieces; pound to 1/4 inch thickness. Combine flour, salt and pepper. Lightly coat beef with flour mixture.
  2. Heat oil in stockpot over medium heat until hot. Brown beef in batches. Pour off drippings.
  3. Return beef to stockpot. Add remaining ingredients, except pasta; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 1-1/2 hours or until beef is fork-tender. If sauce becomes too thick, stir in a little water. Serve over pasta

Nutrition information per serving: 337 Calories; 16.2g Total Fat; 5.2g Saturated Fat; 3.4g Polyunsaturated Fat; 5.7g Monounsaturated Fat; 0.4g Trans Fat; 72mg Cholesterol; 744mg Sodium; 470mg Potassium; 23g Total carbohydrate; 24.6g Protein; 3.3mg Iron; 4.9mg Niacin; 0.5mg Vitamin B6; 97.7mg Choline; 5.1mcg Vitamin B12; 8.2mg Zinc; 34.1mcg Selenium; 2.3g Fiber.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc, and a good source of niacin, vitamin B6, and iron.