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Cube Steak and Gravy – This hassle-free weekday dinner features a budget-friendly, tender, meaty steak drizzled in a delicious beef mushroom onion gravy. In just a few minutes, you’ll have a great meal. Your family will absolutely love this!

This gravy cube steak is one of those recipes sent from heaven to save busy moms.you can proudly serve Economical, fuss-free, and super DELICIOUS Dinner for your family (and guests). No judgment!

why do you ask Because they’re too busy eating this and you won’t hear a word from them. right?

Cube steak with mushroom gravy

What is cube steak?

Cube steak is generally an inexpensive cut of beef. top round or top sirloin, which is tenderized in a mechanical meat tenderizer. The searing process leaves a cute little cubic pattern on the surface of the meat. Hence the name cube steak.

Fun facts: Also known as minute steak In some parts of the world, such as Canada, Australia, Ireland, and the United States, cook in minutesIn fact, this recipe is ready in 20-25 minutes from start to finish. 😉

recipe ingredients

Everything you need for a delicious cube steak
What you need for a rich cube steak gravy
  1. cube steak – No need to spend more than you need to enjoy a tender steak for a fraction of the price. 😉
  2. Rub – Make a simple, flavorful crust with salt, pepper and a little flour.
  3. gravy base – A luscious, flavorful gravy begins with the perfect slurry of water, broth, and flour.
  4. aromatic – Sautéing onions, thyme and garlic in butter adds depth to the gravy.
  5. mushroom – Mushrooms make the gravy just right – flavor and texture. 😉 Cremini and button mushrooms are great choices, but canned mushrooms work too.
  6. spices – Enjoy Cajun-style mushroom gravy seasoned with Creole seasonings and a pungent accent of Worcestershire sauce. 👌

How to make cube steak and gravy

After marinating and grilling the beef, make a slurry

grill cube steak

  • coat – Season the cubed steak with salt and pepper. After that, sprinkle cake flour. Shake off excess flour. (photo1)
  • cook the steak and set aside – Heat a nonstick or cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Cook one side of cubed steak for 4 to 5 minutes or until browned. Remove and set aside. (Photos 2-3)
Fry the onions and mushrooms for the sauce
Add liquids and slurries
Add cube steak and simmer

make the gravy

  • mix – Whisk flour, beef broth and water in a medium bowl. set aside. (Photo 4)
  • Sauté – Place the frying pan on medium to high heat. Melt 2 tablespoons butter, add mushrooms, onions, thyme, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and Creole seasonings and sauté for 6 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. (Photos 5-6)
  • make the gravy – Add the flour slurry (gravy thickener) to the pan and bring to a boil. Return steak and drippings to skillet. Add salt and pepper as desired. (Photos 7-9)
  • simmer ・Cover the lid, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Adjust with more stock or water to achieve desired thickness. (Photo 10)
Cube Steak with Mushroom Onion Gravy

recipe variations

  1. meat swap – This recipe goes well with any steak cut. You can substitute pork or chicken.
  2. creamy gravy – If you’ve never added heavy cream to your onion and mushroom gravy, you’ve missed your chance. It adds character and creaminess to this dish and milk works well too. 😉
  3. gravy flavor boost – Replacing half of the beef broth with cream of mushroom or cream of chicken broth makes this dish a more flavorful gravy.

tips and tricks

  1. a cast iron skillet It’s usually best for steaks because it distributes the heat more evenly and gives you a perfect crust.
  2. Do not overfill the pan so that the steak can get a delicate crust.
  3. Keep a thermometer handy to read quickly so you don’t overcook your steak.I need to read the internal temperature 145°F/62°C.
  4. no time? A commercial gravy mix can be used in place of the flour slurry. I can’t tell you.

Preparation and storage method

This cube steak and gravy is easy to make ahead of time. Just cook everything according to the directions, let it cool and save for later.

Store steak and gravy together in an airtight container three days in the refrigerator or your three months in the freezer.

Thaw in the refrigerator overnight, then reheat on the stove and add more broth or water if desired.

Cube Steak with Mushroom Onion Gravy

Frequently Asked Questions

How to get the most tender cube steak?

Tenderized meat can be made even more tender. Season with salt and pepper, if desired, and simmer in slow cooker with gravy for about 6 hours.

How to cook cube steak?

The sky is the limit! It can be breaded and fried, braised, or sautéed. Heck, you can also pre-cook them and then hit them on the grill for a quick browning.

Can I substitute chicken?

This recipe is perfect for chicken. Chicken breast cooks quickly, while thigh meat takes longer, so adjust the cooking time accordingly.

Can you cook cube steak in a clay pot?

Yes, I can. Follow recipe until cooked. Put everything in a pot and simmer for about 6 hours on low heat and 3-4 hours on high heat.

Compatibility with cube steak and gravy sauce

  1. roasted garlic mashed potatoes
  2. Corn bread
  3. green beans and bacon
  4. easy dinner rolls
  5. cornbread dressing

Try more great steak recipes

  1. steak diane
  2. swiss steak
  3. Steak au poivre
  4. chicken fried steak
  5. pepper steak

Conclusion

Dipped in mouth-watering gravy, this flavorful and economical steak will become a family favorite. Hungry for more easy-to-make recipes? Join our newsletter for budget-friendly recipes like these. ❤️

see how to make

This blog post was originally published in September 2019 and has been updated with additional tips, new photos, and videos.

cube steak & gravy

This hassle-free weekday dinner features budget-friendly, tender, meaty steaks drenched in delicious beef mushroom onion gravy. In just a few minutes, you’ll have a great meal. Your family will absolutely love this!

instructions

  • Season cube steak with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cake flour and shake off excess flour.

  • Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Grill one side of cubed steak for 4 to 5 minutes until browned. Remove them and set them aside.

  • Combine flour, beef broth and water in a medium bowl and whisk to combine. set aside.

  • Heat a skillet over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons butter, mushrooms, onion, thyme, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and Creole seasoning. Sauté for about 6 minutes or until tender.

  • Add prepared gravy mixture to skillet, bring to a boil, and return steaks and drippings to skillet. Add salt and pepper as desired.

  • Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Add more stock or water to achieve desired thickness.

Tips and notes:

  1. a cast iron skillet It’s usually best for steaks because it distributes the heat more evenly and gives you a perfect crust.
  2. Do not overfill the pan so that the steak can get a delicate crust.
  3. Keep a thermometer handy to read quickly so you don’t overcook your steak. The internal temperature should be 145°F/62°C.
  4. no time? A commercial gravy mix can be used in place of the flour slurry.
  5. Please remember that nutritional information is approximate and can vary greatly depending on the products used.

Nutrition Facts Table:

Serving: 1steak| | calorie: 422kcal (twenty one%)| | carbohydrate: Teng (3%)| | protein: 39g (78%)| | thick: twenty fiveg (38%)| | saturated fat: 11g (69%)| | Polyunsaturated fat: 1g| | Monounsaturated fat: Teng| | Trans fat: 0.2g| | cholesterol: 138mg (46%)| | sodium: 290mg (13%)| | potassium: 905mg (26%)| | fiber: 1g (Four%)| | sugar: 3g (3%)| | Vitamin A: 409IU (8%)| | Vitamin C: 6mg (7%)| | calcium: 61mg (6%)| | iron: Fourmg (twenty two%)



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