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Cube steak and mushroom onion gravy

Cube Steak and Gravy

This fuss-free weeknight dinner features budget-friendly, tender, meaty steaks bathed in a tasty beefy mushroom onion gravy. It takes very little time, yet it delivers an outstanding meal. Your family will absolutely love this!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 422kcal
Author Imma


Cube Steak

  • 1-1½ pound cube steaks (about 4 steaks)
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • 1-2 tablespoons flour

Mushroom Onion Gravy

  • tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons butter or oil
  • 1-1 ½ cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced (about 1½ cups)
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • ½ tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning 


  • Season the cube steaks with salt and pepper. Lightly sprinkle flour on them, then shake off any excess flour.
  • Heat a cast-iron skillet on medium-high heat. Cook the cube steaks on each side for 4-5 minutes until they are brown. Remove them and set them aside.
  • Whisk together the flour, beef broth, and water in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  • Heat your skillet over medium-high heat, then add about 2 tablespoons butter, followed by mushrooms, onions, thyme, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and Creole seasoning. Sauté for about 6 minutes or until tender.
  • Add the prepared gravy mixture to the skillet, and bring it to a  boil—return the steaks and drippings to the skillet. Add salt and pepper if desired.
  • Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Adjust with more stock or water for the desired thickness.


  1. cast-iron skillet usually works best for steak because it distributes the heat more evenly, giving you the perfect crust.
  2. Don't overcrowd the pan so the steak can get a delicate crust.
  3. Have an instant-read thermometer on hand to avoid overcooking your steak. The internal temperature should read 145℉/62℃.
  4. Short on time? You can use a store-bought gravy mix instead of the flour slurry. 
  5. Please remember that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary significantly based on the products used.


Serving: 1steak | Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 905mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 409IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 4mg