Slow-Cooker Italian Smothered Steak

Slow-Cooker Italian Smothered Steak

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

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

9:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

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)
  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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
You can use yellow summer squash instead of the zucchini.
Success Hint
Cut the beef into pieces of same size so that it cooks to the same doneness and tenderness.
Serve-With
Fresh-baked soft breadsticks and Caesar salad in a bag carry out the Italian theme of this meal.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 115mg;
  • Sodium 810mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.