Slow cooking with VitaClay: a great way to prepare economical cuts of beef: you won’t believe the tender results! Everybody knows that slow cooking a roast will result in a tender, juicy hunk of meat that can be used in all kinds of dishes: shredded in tacos, eaten over rice or mashed potatoes, or made into a shepherd’s pie.
But did you know that steak can come out great in the slow cooker as well? Actually, it comes out best in clay: there’s just something about clay that brings out the juicy, flavor-filled goodness of steak. It is tender without being mushy: the texture is unbelievable! Try this amazing “shaker-style” steak recipe in VitaClay tonight—you won’t regret it! For perfect steak every time—VitaClay.
- 2 lb. beef round steak, cut in ¾” slices
- ½ c ketchup
- 1/3 c water or broth
- 1 tbsp. vinegar
- 1 large onion, finely chopped
- 1 large carrot, finely chopped
- 1 rib celery, finely chopped
- ½ green pepper, finely chopped
- 2 T. all-purpose flour (or tapioca or other starch for gluten-free)
- ½ c water or broth, additional
- Brown meat slices in a cast-iron skillet (optional).
- Place chopped vegetables in VitaClay pot
- Place meat over top of the vegetables and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Combine ketchup, water, and vinegar and pour over meat.
- Cover, seal and cook on stew setting for 2 to 3 hours.
- Remove meat and pour vegetables and cooking liquid into a saucepan
- Return meat to crock pot to keep warm.
- Blend 1/2 cup of cold water or broth with 2 tablespoons starch and stir into vegetables.
- Cook and stir until thickened.
- Transfer meat to serving platter and pour some of the gravy over meat.
- Serve remaining gravy with meal.