Swiss Steak, Beef

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1. Another name given to a steak cut from the beef arm roast. Braising is the best cooking method for this tougher cut, which is also known as arm steak. A steak cut from the bottom round is also referred to as Swiss steak.

2. A braised dish consisting of a steak cut from the beef chuck arm or bottom round, which is usually tenderized and browned on all sides and then placed in a pot with chopped tomatoes, onions, celery, seasonings, and broth. The pot is covered and the meat is allowed to simmer until it is fork tender.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Calories164
Protein8g
Total Fat10g
Total Carbohydrates9g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars0g
Potassium172mg
Sodium425mg
Cholesterol32mg
Serving Size1 piece, cooked, excluding refuse (yield from 1 lb raw meat with refuse)
Calories251
Protein18g
Total Fat18g
Total Carbohydrates0g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium145mg
Sodium1134mg
Cholesterol98mg
Serving Size1 oz
Calories198
Protein14g
Total Fat14g
Total Carbohydrates0g
Dietary Fiber0g
Potassium297mg
Sodium1217mg
Cholesterol54mg

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