• 1½ to 2 lbs round or chuck steak, cut into individual portions
  • 1-2 small or one large sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 can fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1 TBSP tomato paste
  • 1 TBSP Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 TBSP brown sugar
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp salt (or to taste), more for seasoning meat
  • ½ tsp black pepper (or to taste), more for seasoning meat
  • 2 bay leaves (optional)


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Recipe Description

This recipe has a great smokey slow cook taste. When slow cooked in the crock pot/slow cooker/pressure cooker, the meat is so tender & great with your favorite sides, however it can also make some outstanding steak sandwiches.

It is an easy prepped recipe & can be cooked in a crockpot, slow cooker or pressure cooker. but can also be cooked in the oven. Serves between 4-6.

Recipe Directions

Tenderize steaks with mallet and season with a little salt and pepper.

Add to crock pot.

Top with peppers, onions & any other additional desired veggies.

In a large bowl, mix together the fire-roasted tomatoes, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, paprika, thyme and salt and pepper.

Pour over steaks.

Toss a couple bay leaves on top if desired.

Cover & cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 hours. If cooking in oven, then pre-heat oven to 350°, then cook for 30-45 minutes. Steaks might not be as tender.

Remove bay leaves before serving.

**If sauce mixture seems extremely thick, add a little water or any kind of broth to thin just enough to pour over steaks.**

~Other extra veggies I use often: great recipe to customize to your taste.
shredded carrots
red & yellow peppers
baby spinach (usual add to the crock pot at the last 20 minutes or last 10 minutes if cooking in oven)

If desired, a splash of red wine or cooking sherry can be added to the sauce mixture