Chuck steak cooked to tenderness in a Pizza-flavored sauce. Serve with pasta or rice, a salad and some warm bread and you have a money-saving meal everyone can enjoy. Serves 4 Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes.
4 pieces (1-1 1/2 lbs) chuck steak
Flour to coat steaks
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 can (14 1/2 oz) Italian flavored stewed tomatoes
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt, to taste
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
Parmesan cheese, fresh parsley, to garnish
1/2 -1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (optional) not pictured
Preheat oven to 350F.
Coat steaks with flour. Pound with a mallet to 1/2”, pounding in the flour. In a skillet heat oil add the garlic, cook 1 minute. Add in the steaks and brown both sides. Transfer to a casserole, add tomatoes, cover and bake for 1 hour or until steaks are tender. After 45 minutes add in the seasonings, including the crushed red pepper, if using. Return to oven for the last 15 minutes. 1. To serve: spoon sauce over steaks, garnish with fresh parsley and sprinkle on Parmesan cheese. Or 2. Remove casserole, uncover, spoon sauce over steaks. Top with mozzarella and broil until cheese melts. Garnish with fresh parsley. Yum Yum!
Note: Add your pizza favorites like; bell peppers, onions or mushrooms.