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Spoon Tender Round Steak

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“I call this spoon tender because its so tender you can cut it with a spoon. This makes great tomato gravy while it cooks and is great served over rice. Sometimes I will add carrots, bell pepper, and fresh mushrooms to the pot.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs round steaks, cut into medium size chunks
  • 1 (29 ounce) can tomatoes, mashed with juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (2 ounce) package Lipton Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • salt and pepper
  • flour, for dredging


  1. Salt and pepper the steak, coat with flour, and then brown in skillet in olive oil on both sides.
  2. After all the steak is browned, put in a medium size pot with lid.
  3. Pour in the tomatoes you have crushed with the juice. Add all other ingredients, mix well. Add about 1/2 cup water and mix again.
  4. Bring to a boil and stir. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 to 11/2 hours until tender.
  5. Serve with rice.

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