Saucy Italian Steak

It's Italian night! Beef is slowly oven-baked in Italian sauce for optimum tenderness and delicious flavor.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
boneless beef round steak, 3/4 thick (1 1/2 lb)
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
jar (14 oz) fat-free tomato pasta sauce (any variety)
2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen cut green beans
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives

  • 1 Heat oven to 375ºF. Remove fat from beef. Mix flour and pepper; rub over both sides of beef, shaking off excess. Cut beef into 6 serving pieces.
  • 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add beef; cook about 5 minutes, turning once, until brown. Place beef in 11x7-inch (2-qt) glass baking dish. Pour spaghetti sauce over beef. Cover with foil.
  • 3 Bake about 1 hour. Uncover and place green beans around beef. Cover and bake about 30 minutes longer or until beef is of desired doneness. Sprinkle with olives.

Expert Tips

Add a side of linguine; an eight-ounce package, cooked, will generously serve six.

Watching sodium and fat intake? Carefully read labels on purchased spaghetti sauces as brands vary.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
410mg
410%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.