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Feed a cold, starve a fever- that’s what I’ve always heard; and during this nasty flu season, there’s hardly a meal more feeling to feed your cold with than Garlic Swiss Steak Casserole.  A captivating combination of palette pleasing peppers, tasty and tender tomatoes, glorious garlic, outstanding onions and succulent steak over a pleasing pasta.  This marvelous meal is sure combat your cold with the most powerful weapon of all… Deliciousness!  Whether you’re fighting the flu or feeling fine, this delectable dinner is always guaranteed to fill you up right and give you that soothing, warm feeling- inside and out.  So go ahead and make this magnificent meal for yourself and for those you care about.  You and your stomach will be happy you did.



– 2 to 3 pounds of Top Round London broil

– 1/2 A cup of flour

– 1/4 Cup of Italian bread crumbs

– Olive oil (To lightly coat the bottom of the pan)

– 1 Large Red or Green Pepper (Cut into strips, then thirds)

– 1 Large Onion (Halved, then cut into strips)

– 2 to 4 cloves of garlic (Minced)

– 1/2 A can of tomato paste

– 14 ounce can of petite cut tomatoes (or about 20 cherry tomatoes, cut in half and a 1/4 cup of water)

– 1/3 A cup of red wine

– 1/2 A teaspoon of basil

– 1/2 A teaspoon of oregano

– Red pepper flakes (To taste)

– Salt and pepper (To taste)


1. Clean, prepare and arrange all ingredients.  Pre heat oven to 300 degrees.

2. Spray large casserole dish with non stick spray (Or lightly coat with olive oil).

3. Cut meat into large serving sizes.

4. Add flour, bread crumbs and a dash of salt and pepper into a zip lock bag.  Add meat into bag and shake until it is completely coated in the mixture.

5. Lightly coat large skillet or cast iron pan with olive oil and begin to brown all sides of the meat.  Once browned, place steaks into casserole dish.


6. Cook peppers and onions in same pan until limp and translucent, then add minced garlic.  Cook for several minutes.


7. Add all other ingredients to pan and simmer while covered for about 10 minutes


8. Pour contents of pan over the meat into your casserole dish, cover with tin foil and bake at 300 degrees for 3 hours.


9. Serve over gemelli pasta or rice with some parmesan cheese.  Hot sauce optional.  Enjoy!