Round Steak and Gravy for Supper
This round steak makes a simple everyday meal, and it's easily braised in the oven. The pan gravy is wonderful on mashed potatoes.
- Serves: 6 persons
- 1to 1 1/2 pounds beef round steak
- 5tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
- 2tablespoons vegetable oil
- salt, to taste
- pepper to taste
- 1cup beef broth
- 2teaspoons dried parsley flakes
- 1teaspoon sugar
- ½teaspoon dried leaf thyme, crumbled
- ⅓cup water
- ½teaspoon Kitchen Bouquet browning sauce, optional
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Cut round steak into serving-size pieces.
Step 3Put 2 tablespoons of flour in a bowl and dredge steak portions to coat.
Step 4In an ovenproof skillet or sauté pan over medium heat, brown round steak in hot oil.
Step 5Season with salt and pepper; add beef broth, parsley, sugar, and thyme.
Step 6Cover and transfer to oven; bake at 350 F for 1 1/2 hours, or until round steak is tender.
Step 7Remove round steak to a serving platter.
Step 8Measure pan juices into a large measuring cup; add enough water to make 1 1/2 cups. Return juices and water to pan and place over medium-low heat.
Step 9Combine the remaining 3 tablespoons of flour with 1/3 cup cold water; stir with a fork or whisk until smooth; stir into pan juices and add the Kitchen Bouquet or other browning sauce.
Step 10Cook, constantly stirring, until thickened and bubbly.
Step 11Serve gravy over round steak.