As we move deeper into fall, a hot and savory meal is a necessity. Cooking Professionally has got your family covered with this hearty gravy, complete with tender, slow-cooked, and flavorful steaks.


• 2 carrots, sliced into 1-inch pieces

• 1 stalk celery, sliced into 1-inch pieces

• 1/2 onion, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces

• 2 cloves garlic, sliced

• 1/4 cup flour

• 1 1/2 pounds round steak, tenderized and seasoned with salt and pepper

• 1 tablespoon olive oil

• 1/2 cup white wine

• 1 cup beef broth

• 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes, juice reserved

• 2 tablespoons tomato paste

• 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

• 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

• salt, to taste

• pepper to taste

• cornstarch, optional, for thickening

• mashed potatoes, optional, for serving

• noodles, optional, for serving


Step 1

Put the carrots, celery, onion, and garlic into the bottom of a slow cooker.

Step 2

Pour the flour into a shallow dish or plate.

Step 3

Dredge each steak in the flour until evenly coated.

Step 4

In a skillet on the stove-top over medium-high heat, heat the oil.

Step 5

Once the oil is hot, brown the steaks, 2 minutes on each side.

Step 6

Once the steaks are browned, add the white wine and scrape up any brown bits at the bottom of the skillet.

Step 7

Add the steaks and wine mixture to the slow cooker.

Step 8

Add the beef broth, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, salt, and pepper to the slow cooker.

Step 9

Cover and cook on low until the steaks are fork-tender, about 6-8 hours.

Step 10

Serve warm over mashed potatoes or noodles!