Saucy Cajun Round Steak

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Derf

Real comfort food!!! Serve over garlic mashed potatoes with a side of corn. (Try the crockpot version, below) from Canadian Living mag.

Top Review by Sharon123

I made this in the crockpot and cooked on low for about 8 hrs. My husband says he doesn't like it in tomato sauce, but my daughter really enjoyed it, hence the 4 stars. I'm sure a tomato affecionado would love this! Thanks Rita!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large plastic bag, shake together flour, salt and pepper.
  2. Cut steak into 8 pieces.
  3. One piece at a time, seal steak in bag; pound with meat mallet to 1/4 inch thikcness, working flour mixture into meat.
  4. Reserve any remaining flour mixture.
  5. In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium high heat; brown meat well, in batches if necessary.
  6. Remove to plate.
  7. Add bacon to pan; cook over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes.
  8. Drain off fat.
  9. Add onions, garlic, celery, Cajun seasoning and thyme; cook, stirring until onions are softened, about 5 minutes.
  10. Sprinkle with any reserved flour mixture, cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  11. Whisk tomato paste into stock; pour into pan,.
  12. Return steaks and any accumulated juices to pan.
  13. Cover and simmer over low heat, turning steaks halfway through, 1 hour and 45 minutes.
  14. Add green pepper.
  15. Simmer, covered until steaks are fork tender and green pepper is tender crisp, about 15 minutes.
  16. Sprinkle with green onions and parsley.
  17. Crockpot Version: Follow first paragraph as directed, In frypan, brown meat, transfer to crockpot.
  18. Whisk tomato paste into 2 cups beef stock; pour into frypan and bring to boil, scraping up brown bits, pour into crockpot.
  19. Add remaining ingredients, except green pepper, green onions and parsley.
  20. Cover and cook, stirring twice, until meat is tender, on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 to 6 hours.
  21. Add green pepper, cook on high for 15 minutes.
  22. Serve sprinkled with fresh onions and parsley.

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