There is more than one way to prepare Swiss steak recipes. More than likely your recipe will call for either round or chuck steak, but you can also use cube steak.
The type of steak you use is entirely up to your palate. Swiss steak can also be either baked in the oven, cooked in a slow cooker or crockpot, or even cooked in a large skillet on top of the stove. You will not find many recipes that tell you how you to cook Swiss steak on top of the stove, but it can be done. If you decide to try to prepare one on your stove top use any of the recipes that you find, just cook on the stove top and check often.
These Swiss steak recipes call for them to be baked in the oven, but you can also prepare them in the above mentioned ways. For the first recipe you will need the following ingredients a covered baking dish, 2 pounds of steak, salt, pepper, garlic powder, 1 onion sliced, 4 ounce can of drained mushrooms, and 1 15 ounce can of tomato sauce. The first step is to cut your steak into serving sizes, season the steaks with the salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Place the steak into a baking dish top with the onion slice. Now, pour the mushrooms and tomato sauce on top. Kind of level the ingredients and bake covered for 1 ½ hours at 350 degrees. This recipe can also be prepared on top of the stove just as easy. Just remember to check on it and be sure that the liquid is not evaporating. You can always add just a bit more tomato sauce or even a small amount of water if needed.
For little bit spicier Swiss steak recipes try this one. You will need round or chuck steak, (tenderize the steak first), 15 ounce can of tomato sauce, 1 large onion sliced, 2 tablespoons of vinegar, and 8 ounces of your favorite picante sauce or salsa. Place the steak in the baking dish, add the onion on top and then pour in the remainder of the ingredients. Bake at 250 degrees for around 20 minutes