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Smothered Steak in Gravy

Updated on January 16, 2012
Smothered steak makes a delicious choice over rice or noodles.
Smothered steak makes a delicious choice over rice or noodles.

This recipe for smothered steak can be served over rice or noddles. It's an easy recipe that can be on the table in about an hour from start to finish.


  • 1 1/2 - 2 lb. rounds steak sliced into strips
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 1-2 green peppers sliced
  • 1 16 oz. can diced tomatoes (with juice)
  • 1 lb. fresh mushroom sliced
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 10 oz. pack frozen green beans (french cut)


  1. Combine flour, salt and pepper
  2. Coat beef strips with flour mixture and brown in a non-stick skillet. If it starts to stick, add a little water as needed.
  3. Cook beef for about 5 minutes before adding other ingredients.
  4. Add peppers and onions. Cook for another 5 minutes. Stir often.
  5. Add mushrooms.
  6. When mushrooms start to release liquid, add tomatoes, molasses and soy sauce.
  7. Add frozen green beans in the last 10 minutes.
  8. Sauce will thicken. If it becomes too thick, add a little water.
  9. Serve over noodles or brown rice.

Crock Pot Smothered Steak

If you would prefer to create this dish in a crock pot, follow these directions:

  • Put steak strips, flour, salt and pepper in crock pot. Stir well to coat steak.
  • Add all remaining ingredients.
  • Cover and cook on high for 1 hour.
  • Turn to low for 8 hours (or high for 5 hours).

Serve over rice or noodles.

Cut Prep Time

To cut prep time, slice vegetables ahead of time and refrigerate. This will reduce the time for making this meal to just about a half an hour. Steak smothered in gravy and fresh vegetables is an attractive savory dish that can be tweaked to fit your family's preferences. If they don't like mushrooms, leave them out. If they don't like peppers, replace them with carrots.. This recipe serves 8.


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    • Donna Sundblad profile imageAUTHOR

      Donna Sundblad 

      6 years ago from Georgia

      Hi Laura, My family loves this one, too. I'm so glad to hear when people enjoy my recipes.

    • Laura Matkin profile image

      Laura Matkin 

      6 years ago from Laceys Spring, Alabama

      Very Good! My kids raved over how awesome their dinner was! I have an endless supply of round steak, we grow our own meat. However I have not an endless supply of imagination so our round steak dinners have been less than fantastic lately. From my whole family, Thank you for the recipe!

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      6 years ago from USA

      Sounds yummy. I love to fix it in slow cooker.

    • Donna Sundblad profile imageAUTHOR

      Donna Sundblad 

      7 years ago from Georgia

      Hi Jackie and Donna,

      You'll have to let me know how you like this recipe. I have another I'll be posting tomorrow that's just as easy, but made with pork.

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      Jackie Lynnley 

      7 years ago from The Beautiful South

      Mm this looks really good and it has to be with all those delicious ingredients.

      I somehow lost track of you around Christmastime. I thought I was following you but wasn't I don't guess. Forgot your last name. Well, I am following you now!

    • DonnaCosmato profile image

      Donna Cosmato 

      7 years ago from USA

      This sounds scrumptious! I pinned it to one of my Pinterest boards in hopes my mom will see it and take the hint...

    • Donna Sundblad profile imageAUTHOR

      Donna Sundblad 

      7 years ago from Georgia

      Hi Laura,

      It is a tasty recipe. You'll have to let me know what you think.

    • Donna Sundblad profile imageAUTHOR

      Donna Sundblad 

      7 years ago from Georgia

      Hi Aslaught, it's good and it is fairly easy. Hope you enjoy it.

    • Laura Matkin profile image

      Laura Matkin 

      7 years ago from Laceys Spring, Alabama

      Looks and Sounds delicious. Guess what's for dinner? Thank you, Laura

    • aslaught profile image


      7 years ago from Alabama

      This sounds very good. I will definitely give it a try!


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