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Slow Cooker Braised Steak

This delicious slow cooker braised steak has only 4 main ingredients.  A delicious comfort meal for a cold winter night
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time8 hours
Total Time8 hours 10 minutes
Course: beef, Comfort Foods, Everyday Meals, Slow Cooker
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef steak recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 264kcal


  • 1 lb blade steak also called "minute" or "chicken" steak
  • 1 10.75 oz cream of mushroom soup *Low-sodium soup is preferred in this recipe
  • 1 envelope Au Jus gravy mix
  • 1 tbs dehydrated instant onion flakes
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup water *Low-sodium soup is preferred in this recipe
  • 2 tbs olive oil


  • Mix the soup, au jus mix and dehydrated onion in a small bowl. Add bay leaf.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown steaks on each side. Place steaks in slow cooker.
  • Deglaze the skillet with the 1/2 cup of water, scraping up all the browned bits in the pan. Add this to the soup mixture and stir well to combine. Pour over the steaks in the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on HI 3-4 hours or LOW 5-6 hours (please note times are approximate as all slow cookers cook differently--mine was done at 3.5 hours on HI)
  • Remove the steaks to a serving platter. Stir gravy in the crock; remove bay leaf. Pour over steaks.


Serving: 1person | Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 642mg | Potassium: 509mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 3mg