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Slow-Cooker Italian Smothered Steak

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 9 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6

Round steak turns out moist and tender when cooked in a tasty tomato sauce all day long! Tortellini is the finishing touch. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
pounds beef boneless round steak
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
medium onion, sliced
1
jar (26 ounces) tomato pasta sauce (any variety)
1
package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
1
medium zucchini, cut lengthwise in half, then cut crosswise into slices (about 1 cup)

Steps

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  • 1
    Cut beef into 6 serving-size pieces; sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. Layer beef and onion in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker. Pour pasta sauce over top.
  • 2
    Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 3
    About 20 minutes before serving, stir in tortellini and zucchini. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook 15 to 20 minutes or until tortellini are tender.

Expert Tips

  • You can use yellow summer squash instead of the zucchini.
  • Cut the beef into pieces of same size so that it cooks to the same doneness and tenderness.
  • Fresh-baked soft breadsticks and Caesar salad in a bag carry out the Italian theme of this meal.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
115mg
39%
Sodium
810mg
34%
Potassium
950mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
11g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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