As of 2015, one of the top recipes for Swiss steak can be found on the Food Network website. This recipe has received 4.5 out of 5 stars and has over 200 reviews.
Another highly rated recipe for Swiss Steak can be found on the Betty Crocker site. This recipe utilizes a slow cooker and has a preparation time of 15 minutes and 7 hours of cooking. Slow-cooking this dish results in a unique flavor and tender meat.
Swiss steak can be made with a variety of meat cuts. Popular cuts of beef which are used include boneless chuck steak, bottom round, top round, cross rib and eye of round steak. One of the best cuts of meat to make this recipe is the boneless chuck, which is affordable.
Swiss steak is made with meat, diced or stewed tomatoes, celery and onions. Some variations incorporate red potatoes. Oregano, paprika, pepper and kosher salt are used to season the dish.
When cooked properly, Swiss steak results in meat that can be cut with a fork. The tomatoes and juice from the meat create a flavorful gravy. Meat can also be tenderized with a mallet before cooking.
Green beans, garden salads, corn and bread make excellent side dishes for this meal.