Saucy Cajun Round Steak

Recipe by Derf2440
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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