Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

From my MIL. I have also made this with venison round steaks. Good served with mashed potatoes and green beans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Tear off a 5' length of aluminum foil: fold double.
  2. Combine ketchup and flour.
  3. Spoon about 1/3 of mixture in center of foil, spreading slightly.
  4. Place steak on top of this.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Cover meat with the onion slices, and remaining ketchup mixture.
  7. Sprinkle lemon juice over everything.
  8. Fold foil over and seal all edges securely.
  9. Place in a shallow baking pan, and bake at 450 for about 1 hr.
  10. or until meat is tender.
Most Helpful

Very good1 Mom used to make this when we were growing up. I loved it then and love it now. Thanks for a trip down memory lane! Very easy, very good, and very inexpensive ! Five stars!

pamela t. January 05, 2009

This is one of my favorite recipes from childhood. I couldn't find my recipe and was so happy to find your post. I always called it 'Ketchup Steak', not until I was cooking out on my own did my mom tell be it's real name.

horning December 09, 2008

I forgot all about this recipe...I used to make this years ago...I had it in an old recipe book that was given to me for a wedding present...excellent recipe...thanks for reminding me to start making this again...

CIndytc March 08, 2006