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Cube Steak with Gravy Recipe

Are you wondering how to make cube steak with gravy at home for the family? This delectable recipe with savory caramelized onion gravy is quick and straightforward and will have you serving up yummy, comfort food the whole family can enjoy. Serve with mashed potatoes and steamed asparagus to complete the plate.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish
Servings 4 people


  • 4 4-6 oz cube steaks, tenderized
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp butter, divided
  • 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • 1 14-oz can beef broth
  • 1 tbsp minced onion


  • Heat 2 tbsp of butter in skillet on medium heat. Add onion and sugar and cook for about 5 minutes until tender, browned, and translucent. When finished, transfer onions to a plate.
  • Combine flour, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, and salt in a shallow bowl. Dredge each steak in the flour mixture, ensuring that all sides are covered. Reserve leftover flour.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of butter in the same skillet over medium heat. Add steaks, cooking for 4-5 minutes on each side until crisp and browned. Move steaks to a separate plate.
  • Add remaining butter to the skillet along with the rest of the flour. Whisk thoroughly. Add beef broth and whisk together. Add caramelized onion and minced onion; stir.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Let simmer for 5-10 minutes or until the gravy thickens, stirring occasionally.
  • Return steaks to the pan, covering them in gravy. Simmer for 2-3 minutes before serving.


Conclusion: All About Cooking Cube Steak

Hopefully you have a favorable opinion of cubed steak and are ready to try something new! This cut of beef is one that isn’t taken as seriously as it should be. It packs a lot of flavor into each bite and can create some delicious meals for the family. Be sure to check out our other steak recipes for more exciting ideas that’ll get you rethinking tonight’s dinner.