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Steak San Marino

Ok, time to catch up...I'm not keeping with my daily recipe, haha. Tonight Dan and I had Steak San Marino. It was REALLY easy--slow cooker and with the heat wave that Maine's been having, it certainly feels like the slow cooker did a lot less to raise the temperature in our apartment as opposed to the stove or oven! Plus, I was able to toss everything in the crock-pot before work in about 10 minutes, so dinner prep only took me about 15 minutes tonight!

Steak San Marino
1/4 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black peper
1 beef round steak (1.5 lbs) cut into 4 pieces or equivalent
1 can (8 oz. tomato sauce)
2 carrots, chopped
1/2 onion, chopped
1 rib celery, chopped
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 bay leaf
Hot cooked rice

1. Combine flour, salt, and pepper and coat steak in mix. Place in slow cooker. Combine tomato sauce, carrots, onion, celery, Italian seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, and bay leaf in a small bowl. Pour over steak.
2. Cover, cook on LOW for 8-10 hours or on HIGH for 4-5 hours.
3. Remove bay leaf and serve steaks and sauce over rice.

Now, if you haven't noticed yet, I tend to cheat and/or use what I have on hand. I didn't have any carrots, so I omitted them. And since I was in a hurry, I used dried onion flakes, and basil, oregano for the Italian seasoning. It still came out wonderfully! :)

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