Delicious Grassfed Swiss Steak Recipes Cause Weight Loss

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Meat from grassfed cows--like the steaks in these swiss steak recipes--contain CLA and have been shown reduce child obesity.

CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) is the missing link in the nutritional chain that leads to reduced body fat. Research has shown that even tiny amounts of CLA reduce body fat in mice by up to 88%! Cattle raised on grass have up to 4 times as much CLA as those fattened in feedlots.

Grassfed meat such as found in these swiss steak recipes can enhance weight loss and reduce child obesity.

Swiss Steak Recipe

1 1/2 pound round or rump grassfed steak, 1 1/2" thick
2 Tbsp flour
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 Tbsp grassfed fat
1 1/2 cups canned tomatoes
2 large onions, thinly sliced
1 stalk celery
1 clove garlic, minced
1 Tbsp bottled thick meat sauce
1/4 cup raisins

Trim excess fat from grassfed meat. Combine flour, salt, pepper. Lay meat on board. Sprinkle with half of flour mixture. With rim of saucer, pound in mixture. Turn meat; repeat until all flour is used.

In hot fat in heavy skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat, brown meat well on both sides--about 15 minutes.

Add rest of ingredients. Stir well. Simmer, covered, about 2 to 2 1/2 hours, or until meat is fork tender. Skim off fat if necessary.

Serve on heated platter with sauce over and around meat.

Makes 4 servings

Swiss Steak and Onions

1 1/2 pounds grassfed round steak, 1 1/2" thick
2 Tbsp flour
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 Tbsp melted fat
1 cup hot water
3 large onions, peeled, sliced

Trim excess fat from grassfed meat; cut into serving size pieces.

Combine flour, salt, pepper

Place meat on breadboard; sprinkle with half of flour mixture; pound it into meat using rim of saucer.

Turn meat; pound remaining flour into second side.

Melt fat in heavy fry pan or Dutch oven.

Brown meat on both sides over medium heat.

Add water, onions; cover; cook over low heat 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until meat is tender.

More water may be added if necessary during cooking.


Use 1 1/2 cups canned tomatoes instead of water.

Substitute tomato sauce or vegetable juice for all or part of water.

Add 2 tablespoons ketchup, 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard to water.

Add 1 green pepper, seeded and cut into thin rings.

Four servings.

Quick Swiss Steak Recipe

Grassfed Swiss steak sliced 1 to 1 1/2" thick
Wholewheat flour
3 Tbsp fat
1-2 quartered onions
1-2 unpeeled potatoes
1-2 carrots
1-2 turnips
1 cup fresh or frozen peas
Crushed black peppercorns

Dredge grassfed meat with wholewheat flour and pound thoroughly.

Saute in fat.

Cook slowly to an internal temperature of 140 to 163°F or about 30 minutes.

Meanwhile steam together in another utensil the vegetables.

When vegetables start to be tender, add peas.

When steak is done, put on serving platter and prepare gravy.

Season gravy with seasonings, combine vegetables and gravy and pour over meat.

Swiss steak recipes. If they are from a grassfed steer they're loaded with obesity-fighting CLA. Find out more about CLA, "the fat that makes you thin".

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