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Easy Baked Cubed Beef Steaks

In this post I’m sharing a recipe for Easy Baked Cubed Beef Steaks.

One of the questions I get a lot is “how do you cook cube steak“? In the South, I think most would automatically think of country fried or chicken fried steak (same thing, different names).

There is another popular method cooking with these tenderized beef steaks and that is what is often referred to as country style steak, at least in my neck of the woods. 

The recipe that I’m sharing here is sort of a short cut version of the country style steak that busy parents will love for putting an easy home cooked meal on the table.

The country fried steak is one of our most favorite meals and how I prepare it most often.

I suppose that it depends on what region of the country that you live in as to what might be most popular for cube steak.

This “back to the basics” recipe is delicious and super easy to prepare!

Cubed Steak Recipe in Oven

Easy Baked Cubed Beef Steaks served over rice and garnished with spring onions

Creamy smothered oven baked cubed steaks are the type of meal that I made often in my younger years when I just starting out cooking.

I still make it occasionally if I just don’t feel like standing over the stove. Even if it is a simple fix meal, we would rather have something home cooked than take out.

How to Cook Cube Steak without Flour

cream of mushroom soup in a baking dish - cubed steak recipe

This cubed steak recipe with cream of mushroom soup is so easy to prepare.

There are a few items that should be pantry staples and they include cream of something soup. It’s an easy ingredient that anyone can create a delicious meal with.

This recipe starts with adding that creamy mushroom soup to the bottom of a baking dish.

Smothered Cube Steak

Cubed Steaks - tenderized beef on a cutting board

What are cubed steaks? Cubed (or cube) steaks are beef steaks that have been tenderized (as show above).

When buying cube steak at the grocery store, I tend to by the small pack with 2 or 3 where I can see all of the steaks. I’ve found the larger packs they often hide grislily areas beneath the other steaks.

Cubed steak recipes are so popular because it is a very budget friendly meat to work with.

Easy Meals for Busy Parents

oven baked cubed steak - tender smothered in cream of mushroom soup

Place the meat on a cutting board and cut into smaller pieces. I just cut each piece into quarters then smothered it down into the creamy mushroom sauce in the baking dish.

Easy Cubed Steak Recipe

Easy Baked Cubed Beef Steak smothered in creamy mushroom gravy

Place the smothered cube steak into a hot oven and allow it to bake until it is melt in your mouth tender.

Can I make this Cubed Steak Recipe in Crock Pot? Yes, this recipe is easy to prepare in a slow cooker as well by adding an additional hour to hour and a half to the cooking time. Be sure to pre-heat your crockery before adding the ingredients.

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Below you will find a printable recipe card with all of the details for making this easy home cooked meal.

Easy Baked Cubed Beef Steaks

Yield: 4 Servings

Easy Baked Cubed Beef Steaks

Easy Baked Cubed Beef Steaks served over rice and garnished with spring onions

Tender melt in your mouth smothered cubed steaks that are oven baked in a creamy mushroom gravy.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes


  • 10.75 ounce can of Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 Can of Water
  • 1 lb. Cubed Beef Steaks, cut into smaller pieces
  • Salt and Ground Black Pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Add the cream of mushroom soup to a square baking dish then fill the soup tin with water and add it to the condensed soup and whisk to combine.
  3. Next, place the cut up cube steak pieces into the baking dish and cover with the mushroom sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place into a hot oven, reduce the temperature to 325°F and bake for 1 hour or until fork tender.
  5. Serve over cooked rice, if desired, along with your favorite vegetable sides.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 392Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 113mgSodium: 650mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 32g
Smothered Cubed Steaks - Pin Graphic

Easy Baked Cubed Beef Steaks

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Tuesday 12th of March 2024

I mixed my cut up cube steak in the gravy water mix and it turn my cream of mushroom soup pink before i put it in the oven is that okay? Or should I scrap this meal

Julia Jordan

Saturday 16th of March 2024

Hi Cody, It will be fine and cook through.

Mary Myers

Saturday 10th of February 2024

Thank you for this healthier version of cube steak! The old fried version gives my stomach fits these days!

Julia Jordan

Sunday 11th of February 2024

I'm so glad that you enjoyed this recipe.


Friday 24th of November 2023

Can u sub the cream of mushrooms for cream of chicken soup?

Julia Jordan

Saturday 25th of November 2023

You sure can. :) Other great options would be cream of celery or cream of onion. ~Julia


Thursday 7th of September 2023

Can I use cream of chicken or celery soup instead of mushroom soup

Julia Jordan

Friday 8th of September 2023

Yes, you sure can! Just use whatever flavor you have on hand. It will be delicious.


Monday 3rd of July 2023

Can I put in oven without foil or is it needed?!

Julia Jordan

Thursday 6th of July 2023

Foil helps to keep things from drying out in the oven. You could do it without foil but you would need to keep check on things and maybe stir it.

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