Beef Cube Steak Made Easy

July 8, 2016 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Beef Cube Steak, Easy Cube Steak Recipes 

What is beef cube steak? It is round steak that has been pulverized to make it more tender. While it is certainly an economical choice, the trick is preparing it so that it’s tasty.

Beef cube steak recipe

 

Serving Size: 4-6

 

Ingredients:

2 eggs
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt and pepper, to taste
2 pounds cube steak
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup olive oil

 

Directions:

In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Add the cube steaks to the mixture and coat on both sides. Let it sit in egg mixture for about 10 minutes.

 

In a plastic bag, combine the flour, cornstarch, and a little salt and pepper. Remove the steaks from the egg mixture and place in zip lock bag. Shake until the steaks are coated evenly. Remove, and place steaks on a rack for another 10 minutes.

 

In a large skillet, add olive oil and place over medium heat. Once hot, fry steaks, flipping only once, about 2-3 minutes per side. You want the steaks to be golden brown. Remove, and place on serving platter. Serve with your choice of gravy and vegetables.

 

 

Cube Steak with Cream of Mushroom Soup

Serving Size: 4

Ingredients:
4 beef cube steaks
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 small onion, diced
5 stalks of asparagus, cut into small pieces
1 large can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 can of water
salt and black pepper, to taste
1 package egg noodles, cooked per directions

Directions:
1. In a medium skillet brown cube steaks in 1 tablespoon olive oil.
2. In another small skillet saute asparagus and onions until onions are clear, season with salt and pepper.
3. Place asparagus and onions on top of steaks and add cream of mushroom soup and water.
4. Simmer for a 1/2 hour.
5. Cook egg noodles per package instructions and drain.
6. In a large mixing bowl combine noodles and mushroom soup mixture.

- You can cut cube steaks into pieces after cooking to make bites smaller.

Photo Credit: AlishaV

Cube Steak Provencal

Serving Size: 4

Ingredients:
1 lb. beef cube steak, divided into 4 steaks
3 garlic cloves, minced and divided
1 teaspoon fresh basil, chopped
black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 large zucchini, thinly sliced
1 small white onion, thinly sliced
1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
grated Parmesan cheese, to taste

Directions:
1. In a small mixing bowl combine 1 tablespoon garlic, basil and pepper. Press mixture in both sides of all 4 steaks.
2. In a large skillet add 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add in remaining garlic then add the zucchini and onions, cook for 3 minutes. Then stir in diced tomatoes and cook for another 3 minutes. Remove, set aside and keep warm.
3. Add remaining olive oil and place cube steak in skillet. Cook on both sides for 2 minutes or until they reach desired doneness.
4. Serve with cooked vegetables.

Photo Credit: mnapoleon