This is one of my very favorite meals and I can remember eatting this over 40 plus years. It makes a great Sunday meal or a great dish to serve company or take to those “pot luck” dinners.
5 cups thinkly sliced small red potatoes
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove minced garlic
1 pound beef top round steak, trim off all fat and diagonally cut into 1 in strips
1 15 oz can tomato sauce
1/3 cup ketchup
3 tables packed light brown sugar
1 tables cider vinegar
1/2 teas dried thyme
1/4 teas salt
1/2 teas pepper
1 large bay leaf
Combine potatoes, onions and garlic in a 2 1/2 qt saucepan and cover with water.Cook until potatoes are partially done. Drain water off of potatoes. Set aside. Lightly coat a dutch oven with Pam cooking spray. Add meat and saute over medium heat until meat is browned. Stir in tomato sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, thyme, salt, pepper and bay leaf. Stir in the potato mixture. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 25-30 min or until meat is tender. Remove bay leaf. Serve immediately.