Slow Cooker Sloppy Swiss Steak

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  • Published Jun 9th
  • Ready In8h 40m
  • Servings6
  • Calories466
After a search on Allrecipes for Swiss steak resulted in 16 similar recipes, I decided I wanted to create something unique. It may be a stretch to call my creation 'Swiss,' but the result was a meal the whole family liked. Even my picky 4- and 7-year-old boys ate a large portion of it!

Slow Cooker Sloppy Swiss Steak Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Slow Cooker Sloppy Swiss Steak for 6 servings:

  • 2 pounds boneless beef round steak, cut into 6-ounce pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt (such as LAWRY'S®), or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika, or to taste
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, or as needed
  • 1 large green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 large onion, cut into strips
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers (such as RO*TEL®), undrained
  • 1/2 (15 ounce) can sloppy joe sauce (such as Manwich®)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup red wine

Slow Cooker Sloppy Swiss Steak Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook8h 20m
  • Ready In8h 40m

To cook Slow Cooker Sloppy Swiss Steak, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Slow Cooker Sloppy Swiss Steak is about 8 hours 20 minutes , and you can serve your Slow Cooker Sloppy Swiss Steak within 8 hours 40 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Slow Cooker Sloppy Swiss Steak easily:

  1. 1 Sprinkle both sides of the steak pieces with seasoned salt and paprika. Place the flour in a shallow dish, and thoroughly dredge both sides of the meat with the flour. Pound the meat on both sides with the tenderizing side of a meat mallet, pounding some of the flour into the meat.
  2. 2 Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat, and brown the steaks well on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Layer the steaks in a slow cooker with the green bell pepper and onion strips and carrot. Mix together the diced tomatoes with green chiles, sloppy joe sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and wine, and pour over the steak and vegetables.
  3. 3 Cover the slow cooker, set the temperature to Low, and cook until the steaks are tender and the sauce is thickened and well blended, 8 to 10 hours.


  • Cook's Note
  • You can do most of the prep the night before, making this a very quick dish to put together in the morning. I cut the meat and vegetables and mix the sauce the night before. In the morning I just season, pound and brown the meat; then put everything in the slow cooker.
  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 466 calories; 12.4 grams of fat; 24.4 grams of carbohydrates; 57.6 grams of protein; 136 milligrams of cholesterol; 695 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 12th 2016

    This is a keeper, the only change i made is to omit the carrots (i don't like cooked carrots, only raw). unfortunately i found out at last minute that i was out of rotel, and had to substitu ...

  2. Jan 5th 2014

    This recipe was delicious!! I used Swiss Steak and substituted Red Wine Vinegar for the actual Red Wine. This will be made frequently!!

  3. Jun 23rd 2013

    I made this almost exactly as written, and it was pretty good! I didn't have a green pepper, left it out. I didn't have any Rotel, but I used a can of diced tomatoes and a half can of diced ...

  4. Jun 21st 2012

    I, too, skipped the browning part. I didn't have Sloppy Joe sauce, so I used a small can of tomato sauce and an equal amount of BBQ sauce. Added a squirt of Tabasco and some soy sauce. I use ...

  5. Nov 8th 2011

    Doubled the recipe and omitted the browning of the meat. I did season and dredge in flour but added right to the crockpot in layers with the veggies. My only other change was to use white wi ...

  6. Sep 25th 2011

    I've now made 2 Swiss steak recipes from this site and liked the other one better although this one is still good. I served mine over white rice but it would go really good over some mashed ...

  7. Jul 12th 2011

    This was just alright. It tasted kind of like a spicy roast. Also, you can use any cheap cut of meat in this recipe, it cooks so long, its all going to fall apart anyway.

  8. Jun 24th 2011

    It was delicious

  9. Jun 21st 2011

    This was really good, my 5 and 3 year old ate it up and they're picky. I didn't have bell pepper or the sloppy joe mix, so I used a couple cans of tomato sauce and extra worcestershire, oh y ...