Soup and steak in Dora’s Kitchen this week

Soup and steak in Dora’s Kitchen this week

Get out your mallet for this Swiss Steak recipe

As the weather is being nasty I thought maybe these recipes may be in order.

A little comfort food.

Enjoy!

Swiss steak

1/4 c. flour

1 tsp. salt

dash of pepper

1 1/2 lbs. round steak

3 tbsp. shortening

1 1/2 c. canned tomatoes sliced

1 c. diced celery

1/2 clove garlic

1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

Dredge steak with flour, salt and pepper. Tenderize steak with meat mallet.

Brown meat. Add remaining ingredients and simmer until tender.

Tomato rice soup

1 med. diced onion

8 peppercorns

2 lg. bay leaves

1 small bunch parsley

2 whole allspice

1 – 2 tsp. salt

8 c. water

1 qt. tomatoes

1/2 – 3/4 c. rice

2 tbsp. margarine

1/4 c. cream

Combine all spices in ball. Place ball in large kettle. Add water, onion and salt.

Cook 1 to 2 hrs. Add tomatoes and cook a few minutes.

Add rice and cook until tender. Add margarine and cream.

Dora Miner is a local cook and baker and writes a regular column for The Pipestone Flyer.