Swiss steak is a family weeknight tradition regardless of whether you prefer the slow cooker, oven, or stovetop method. Generally known for its seasoned tomato and garlic sauce, other swiss steak recipes are equally delicious prepared with a mushroom soup or a soy sauce and coffee mixture.
The Swiss don't actually make Swiss steak. The recipe name is believed to be English and likely comes from relating the process of smoothing out cloth between rollers called "swissing" to pounding and flattening of the meat, a step we've skipped in this slow cooker version.
This saucy steak with tomatoes and carrots is low-fat and loaded with flavor.
Salsa adds a Mexican undertone to this steak and vegetable slow cooker recipe. Make it a meal by adding corn bread or mashed potatoes.