Steak in a Crock

Judith A. Govotsos Frederick, MD

Prep. Time: 10–20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 8–12 Hours


  • 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 4-oz. can of sliced mushrooms, liquid reserved
  • -lb. round steak, ¾-inch thick, cut into 4–5 pieces
  • 10¾-oz. can cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 Tbsp. dry sherry or water

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 4–5-Quart


  1. Put onion rings and mushrooms in bottom of slow cooker.
  2. Brown meat in nonstick skillet on all sides. Place in slow cooker over top vegetables.
  3. In a bowl, mix reserved mushroom liquid, soup, and sherry together. Pour over all.
  4. Cover and cook on Low 8–12 hours, or until meat is tender but not overcooked.