Round Steak In Rich Gravy

Total Time
2hrs 25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs 15 mins

Tender and delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs beef round steak (top round, bottom round or sirloin tip, 1" thick)
  • 13 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 (1 1/2 ounce) envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 12 cup water
  • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup


  1. Sprinkle one side of meat with half the flour; pound in with meat mallet.
  2. Turn meat and pound in remaining flour.
  3. Cut meat into 6 to 8 serving pieces.
  4. Melt shortening in large skillet; brown meat in shortening over medium heat, about 15 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle onion soup mix over meat.
  6. Mix water and mushroom soup; pour over meat.
  7. Cover tightly; simmer 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until tender.
  8. Place meat on warm platter.
  9. Heat remaining gravy mixture to boiling, stirring constantly; pour over meat.


Most Helpful

Well, my husband just loved this and had to have mashed potatoes with it to sop up the gravy. I will definetaly be making this again and again! Thanks so much!

Sharon123 May 16, 2003

I found the recipe to be way too salty and it had a "box" flavor from the soup mix. If I prepared this recipe again, I would definitely saute some fresh onions in olive oil or butter for topping the steak, before putting the mushroom soup on top. Also, I would use "cubed" round steak vs. pounding flour into the meat, as described. This would save a great deal of mess.....

Max Thames August 09, 2008

I would have given this 4 stars, but my husband didn't really like this. He thought it came out too tough and a bit salty. I'll probably try this with low sodium soup. Also, it seemed to need much less time cooking--was that possibly why it was tough? It was done very quickly, but maybe I needed to let it just simmer on the stove top. I was afraid the gravy would burn, though (and I was very hungry!) so maybe I should have just followed the directions better. Oh, I also only used 1/2 a packet of soup mix and that seemed to add plenty of flavor.

Mommy2two November 06, 2007

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