This beef round steak with chili gravy recipe is easy, delicious, and the favorite of rodeo athlete Sean Mulligan. Featuring our chili seasoning to make a delicious easy chili gravy for steak, this recipe will become a family favorite any day of the week.
As an athlete in the Elite Rodeo Association (ERA), graduate of the University of Wyoming, and horseman, Chugwater Chili Corp is thankful to sponsor Sean Mulligan as he competes in the ERA. One of his favorite meals is round steak and gravy made with Chugwater Chili seasoning.
Beef round steaks are a great way to create a hearty meal. You can cook them in a sauce in the oven or fry them on the stove and eat them with gravy poured over them. They are even good used to make country fried steaks.
In this recipe you will discover how to cook a round steak, but you will also learn how to make a quick and easy chili gravy that you can use for a variety of purposes. Chili gravy is great on potatoes, country fried steaks, and much more.
How to Cook the Round Steak
In a Dutch oven, cast iron, or regular skillet. Add in a spoon of lard or oil and brown both sides of a round steak. One the sides are browned remove from the skillet and set aside. Note if you prefer to use a venison (wild game like elk or deer) steak you can also use them with this recipe.
How to Make Chili Gravy
Chili gravy is an easy gravy to make that can be used for many meals and purposes. To make this easy chili gravy you will need to in the same skillet you will need to melt 4 Tablespoons of butter and whisk in 1/2 cup of flour. This creates a thickener that will help thicken the chili gravy.
Now pour in about a 1/4 cup of water while whisking in 3 Tablespoons of Chugwater Chili Seasoning. Keep whisking with one hand and pour the remaining 3 ¾ cups of water into the mix. Bring the roux to a simmer or gentle boil. And keep whisking :) You do not want the chili gravy to burn.
Once the chili gravy has thickened to the point where it covers the back of a spoon, add the browned Round Steak back to the pot and let simmer on very low heat for up to an hour this allows the steak to tenderize while it slowly cooks in the gravy.
How to Serve Round Steak with Gravy
You will want to slice the round steak, then add a side of your favorite rice or pasta and pour on the chili gravy on top.
Here are other sides you can serve:
- Sautéed vegetables like squash, bell peppers, and onions
- Steamed vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, or carrots
- Green Beans
- Roasted Asparagus with Creamy Southwestern Sauce
- Chugwater Chili Dip & Dressing Roasted Potatoes
- Side salad
If you enjoyed this hearty beef recipe, here are some others that you can try.