Looking for a quick easy supper idea with almost no prep? Look no further than Quick and Easy Crock Pot Cube Steak with Cream of Mushroom Soup. With cube steak, Lipton onion soup mix, condensed cream of mushroom soup, and some water, you can put a delicious home-cooked meal on the table with almost no effort.
Slow cooking the steak all day makes the meat incredibly tender, and the cream of mushroom soup and Lipton onion soup mix make a perfectly seasoned gravy.
❓ What is cube steak
Cube steak is usually cut from top round or top sirloin, but it can be made from any cut of steak. To tenderize it, the meat is pounded with a meat mallet, making small cube-shaped indentations—hence the name "cube" steak.
If you cook with other red meats such as venison or elk, you can make your own cube steak by tenderizing any of the less tender cuts with a meat tenderizer.
The process of tenderizing meat and subsequently cooking it slowly in the crockpot yields fall-apart-tender steak that is delicious served with gravy over mashed potatoes.
⏲️ Time needed
You'll only need about five minutes in the morning to get everything in the slow cooker. Cooking time is about 6-8 hours.
- cube steak
- condensed cream of mushroom soup
- Lipton onion soup mix
- salt and pepper
🌾 Adaptations for dietary restrictions
Gluten hides in the most unexpected places, including cream of mushroom soup and envelopes of onion soup mix. Gluten-free varieties of both are available, or you can make your own. The other ingredients are gluten-free.
Place everything but the cube steak into the crockpot and mix well with a whisk. Place cube steak on top and mix to cover with gravy.
Cook on low until tender and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve over rice, noodles, mashed potatoes, or as an open faced sandwich over bread.
Quick and Easy Crock Pot Cube Steak with Cream of Mushroom Soup
- 1 pound cube steak
- 21 ounces condensed cream of mushroom soup
- 1 envelope Lipton onion soup mix
- ¾ cup water
- salt and pepper to taste
- Place everything but the cube steak into the crockpot and mix well with a whisk.
- Place cube steak on top and mix to cover with gravy.
- Cook on low 6-8 hours or until tender.
- Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve over rice, noodles, mashed potatoes, or as an open-faced sandwich on bread.
Nutrition per serving
🥗 Side dishes
Since Crockpot Cube Steak is already being served with a rich gravy and a comforting carb like mashed potatoes or rice, I would recommend a simple steamed or lightly sautéed vegetable or a salad as a side dish. Steamed broccoli, fresh peas, or sautéed sugar snap peas would be perfect with Crockpot Cube Steak.
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