Steak San Marlo (Crock Pot Stew)

Total Time
8hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 8 hrs

Another one of our family favorites (Thanks Mom!). Not sure where this recipe originated, maybe a Crock Pot Recipe Book.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs chuck steaks, 1 inch thick, cut in serving pieces (any inexpensive cut can be used)
  • 1 (1 1/4 ounce) envelope Lipton Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can tomatoes (I use crushed or stewed)
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (6 ounce) can mushrooms, drained
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • pepper, to taste
  • garlic powder, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar


  1. Arrange meat in the bottom of Crock pot.
  2. Cover meat with dry soup mix, tomatoes, mushrooms, and tomato sauce.
  3. Sprinkle on spices, oil, and vinegar.
  4. Cook on Low 8-10 hours Serve on noodles or rice.


Most Helpful

This is one of our favorites. We made it with venison cubed up and it was delicious.

eric.c.campbell December 09, 2010

I used thinner cut chuck steaks, and I put celery, onion halves, and carrots under the steak. I only had diced can tomatoes which worked great. I also used a garlic clove in the liquid. We served it over rice, and it was delicious.

wannaB July 24, 2009

I made this with 2 inch thick, grass fed beefallo. The meat from this particular steer has been tough. However, the Steak San Marlo recipe cooked it up nice and tender. The only changes I would make are to add at least 2 cans of mushrooms and a real generous addition of garlic - either powder or fresh crushed. We served with mashed potatoes but next time, I think egg noodles would be a better choice.

mom24boys January 29, 2008

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