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Jun 11, 2007 07:56 AM

Thin cut beef round steaks- any ideas?

I have some cheap thin cut beef round steaks. Fresh out of ideas- any help?
Something not terribly complex please.

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  1. Yes, tenderize with a hammer type meat tenderizer(pound both sides) unless you are lucky enough to have a real meat tenderizer, then coat both sides and pan fry in olive oil, makes great chicken fried steak.

    1. philly cheesesteak grinders

      1. Grits & grillades...thin cut round is perfect for grillades.

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        1. re: Hungry Celeste

          Ya know, Celeste, I am powerfully, and Southerly, ashamed to admit that I'm the only one in my Crew that will eat grits. Me, I was raised on them and Love them.
          Candy got me to Jonesin' bad for some a few weeks ago on this board.
          About once a year, usually in the winter, I will make a batch of grits & grillades and eat the whole damn pot myself!

          1. re: Spencer

            How that won't eat grits? Make a big pan of baked garlic cheese grits and you just might convert 'em.

        2. I know it's not a summery dish, but Rouladen immediately comes to mind.

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          1. re: C. Hamster

            great idea. I make this several times a year. The way the summer has been going, (hot then cool) why not make it on a cool day.,side of red cabbach and beets!!!

            1. re: C. Hamster

              Had to google it to see what it is, but looks darn good. WHat are the pickles like when it is finished? As tender as pickles are, it would seem they might cook out.

              1. re: Spencer

                To be honest, I don't like the pickles in them so I leave them out. But if you ordered it in a German restaurant or in Germany the pickles generally don't change that much in texture, despite the cooking.

            2. I have swiss steak in the oven right now. This was easy and smells awesome. You don't say how thin. I had 1/2 inch steaks that I pounded out to 1/4 inch. You need to pound it to tenderize the tough fibers of round steak.