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Two thumbs up! Did this tonight for dinner, using the stovetop directions, and it was wonderful. I wasn't sure on the amount of flour to use, as the 3 tsp didn't seem like enough -- so I used more. I also added a minced clove of fresh garlic, more wine than just a tsp :-) and my tin of tomatoes was 28 oz (which worked fine). This smelled heavenly as it bubbled away, and the meat was very tender. No leftovers! I served it with rice and, while that was good, I think mashed potatoes would have been best. Thanks, Karen, for the recipe -- it's a real keeper!

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Lennie July 24, 2002

My daughter wants to know why there aren't 6 stars for this one! Great recipe. I added green peppers and didn't have the dry mustard..was still awesome..a keeper!

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princess buttercup July 02, 2002

Very versatile recipe. Omit the carrots and celery add a couple tablespoons of soy sauce and bell peppers and you have peppersteak. Very good either way.

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enigma535 December 17, 2002

We had this last night for dinner. We cooked it in the crockpot and the smell that filled the house was just wonderful. The only changes I made were to substitute salt with extra fresh garlic and onion. I threw in some fresh chopped Italian parsley 30 minutes before serving. I served it on a bed of mashed potatoes, brussell sprouts and parsnips. It was a delicious dish. I certainly will be cooking this again. If I would change anything in this recipe it would be to add about ½ cup of wine or more.

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Chrissyo August 15, 2002

Karen, YUMMMMM this was GREAT!! We really enjoyed this. I followed Lennie and used fresh garlic too, I did this in my crockpot and served it with mashed potatoes. DH is still smiling, he loves meat and potatoes. I will try this the other two ways too. THANKS Karen.

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Dana-MMH July 25, 2002

this was so delicious the kids loved it matter of fact as iam typing this and they are saying yeah mom you ate what was left over and didnt leave us any...oh well shows you how much we liked it...thanks

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teresa May 18, 2002

I made this friday night and it was so good. The steak was very tender, I had noodles with it but I think I will try it with rice next time.

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Belinda McManaway January 25, 2002

I thought I made this exactly as posted but after rereading the other comments I realized I made some changes. Following other's advice, I used 1/4 C red wine ($7 bottle of merlot) and 3/4 tsp pepper. Next time I'll add 1/2 C merlot, garlic and green pepper. I can't say enough about how good this was.

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Pat from Ohio March 03, 2003

I made this by the crockpot instructions, and my oh my was it ever delicious! I added half of a sliced bell pepper and a little extra wine, and served it with mashed potatoes. I messed up and missed the simmer with flour and pan scrapings part, so I mixed 2 tablespoons of flour with 1/2 cup water, and poured it in about 2 hours before it was done. The gravy was still excellent! Thanks for a recipe that I will make for years to come!

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ChipotleChick January 03, 2003

So good,Karen! Sort of the ultimate comfort food. The meat was tender and really tasty and the gravy was heavenly. Probably the best swiss steak ever. I followed this recipe exactly. It is flavorful, but subtle - not too anything. Serve with mashed potatoes for a hearty filling meal all family members will enjoy.

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SuzieQue October 26, 2002
Karen's Swiss Steak (Stove Top, Crock Pot or Oven)