Easy Crock Steak

Servings 4 servings


  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 pound lean beef round steak
  • 1 8-oz. can tomato sauce
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add steak and brown well on both sides. Salt and pepper to taste then transfer to a slow cooker.
  • Add the sliced onion to the skillet and cook till slightly browned and beginning to turn translucent, about 2 minutes. Place it on top of the steak in the slow cooker.
  • Sprinkle meat and onions evenly with thyme, salt and pepper then pour the tomato sauce over the top. Add the water to the skillet.
  • Bring to a boil and whisk up all of the browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Cook until liquid is reduced by half then add this mixture to the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours. Serve and enjoy!!


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Faux-Tay-Toes (see Day 2 directions) and a big spinach salad.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve garlic-mashed russet potatoes instead of Faux-Tay-Toes.
KOSHER: Make sure beef is certified kosher. GLUTEN FREE: Make sure tomato sauce is gluten free.
NUTRITION: per serving: 187 Calories; 6g Fat; 26g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 66mg Cholesterol; 498mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat. Points: 5
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