Cube Steaks With Mushrooms

cube steak with sauce
Diana Rattray
  • Total: 65 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
900 Calories
52g Fat
21g Carbs
78g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 900
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52g 67%
Saturated Fat 21g 103%
Cholesterol 264mg 88%
Sodium 489mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Protein 78g
Calcium 115mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Cube steaks make a tasty meal that's easy on the budget. Serve the steaks with their sauce and mashed or roasted potatoes.

The red wine gives this sauce extra flavor, but feel free to use all or part beef broth in place of the red wine in this recipe.


  • 8 ounces mushrooms
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 shallot (small, minced)
  • 1​ clove garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried leaf thyme
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (plus more, to dust the steaks)
  • 3/4 cup red wine (such as Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir)
  • 3/4 cup beef stock (preferably low sodium)
  • Dash of black pepper (freshly ground)
  • Kosher salt (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons​​ extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds cube steaks

Steps to Make It

  1. To clean the mushrooms, rinse them briefly and wipe them with damp paper towels. Slice the mushrooms thinly and set aside.

  2. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat; add the shallots and sauté for 1 minute.

  3. Add mushrooms and sauté until mushrooms are tender.

  4. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute longer.

  5. Stir in the flour and cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes.

  6. Stir in the wine, beef broth, thyme, and a few grinds of fresh pepper.

  7. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil.

  8. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until reduced by about one-third. Taste and add salt, if needed.

  9. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle steaks with kosher salt and pepper and then dust them lightly with flour.

  10. Put the seasoned steaks in the hot oil and cook for about 5 to 6 minutes, or until browned on both sides.

  11. Pour the sauce over the steaks, cover the pan, and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until meat is tender.

  12. Serve and enjoy!

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