If you’re wondering what to serve with your cube steak, you’ve come to the right place.
In this article, I list 11 of the most popular side dishes for cube steak.
In a rush? Here’s the short answer.
The best dishes to serve with cube steak are biscuits and gravy, drunken mushrooms, home fries, mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole. For healthier options, try to serve roasted sugar snap peas, Asian sesame ginger slaw, and Southern collard greens.
Ready? Let’s jump right in.
Liven up your cube steak with a serving of these drunken mushrooms.
As the name suggests, these mushrooms are braised in beer (and beef broth), but don’t worry!
You can’t actually get drunk off of these.
But you will enjoy how flavorful and tasty these mushrooms are.
Serving cube steak over a bed of mashed potatoes?
Spoon a hefty scoop of these drunken beer-braised mushrooms over your steak and potatoes – Yum!.
Pro-Tip: Use a mellow dark beer for this dish.
Turn your cube steak into a filling breakfast meal by making these crispy home fries.
Home fries are usually only made with potatoes, but you can add onions and bell peppers to make them even more delicious.
Place a sunny side egg over your home fries, and you’ve got an energizing breakfast meal.
Want a hack for ultra-crispy home fries?
Add baking soda while you parboil your potatoes.
Jessica Gavin’s recipe details how you can make these extra crispy, restaurant-quality home fries in the comfort of your own kitchen.
Biscuits and gravy
Biscuits and gravy is a classic Southern dish that goes well with anything – cube steak included.
This dish features buttery biscuits and a white gravy made with pork sausage.
Like the biscuits, you can smother your cube steak with the decadent white gravy.
Biscuits and gravy are typically served during breakfast, but don’t let that stop you from enjoying this tasty dish whenever you want to!
These homemade biscuits and gravy are so easy to prepare that you won’t be missing their restaurant renditions anytime soon.
Jumbo lump crab cakes
Take your humble cube steak up a notch by serving it with crab cakes.
These crab cakes are the ultimate dish for seafood lovers.
They’re created with jumbo lump crab, so each cake is packed with giant pieces of crab meat.
They’re guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser, whether you bring them out as an appetizer or as a side dish for your cube steak.
These jumbo lump crab cakes also feature a citrusy dipping sauce you can also use for your cube steak.
Steak and mashed potatoes – can you name a more classic food combination than that?
Mashed potatoes are usually made with boiled potatoes.
But have you tried them with roasted potatoes instead?
Roasting potatoes will yield fluffier and more flavorful mashed potatoes – worthy of the extra time and effort!
Drizzle melted butter on top before serving the mashed potatoes with your cubed steak, and you’ve got one indulgent meal.
Try making these roasted mashed potatoes, made even tastier with the addition of lemon zest and garlic.
Pro tip: Leave the skins on your potatoes for that extra roasted flavor.
Put an Asian twist to your cube steak by making this Asian slaw.
It’s the ideal side dish if you plan on turning your cube steak into chicken fried steak.
This Asian slaw is a step above your traditional coleslaw.
Aside from being mayo-free, it’s made even heartier with the addition of quinoa.
The slaw is tied together with a zingy sesame ginger dressing that will knock your socks off.
This Asian sesame ginger slaw is a delicious, light side that’ll leave you happily full and satisfied.
Green bean casserole
Planning to include cube steak in your Thanksgiving meal?
Green bean casserole, a popular Thanksgiving dish, goes splendidly with cube steak.
Imagine your plate filled with perfectly cooked cubed steak, tender green beans covered with a thick, creamy mushroom sauce, and extra crispy onions.
If you’re making this for the holiday season, go the extra mile and create everything from scratch.
It’s easier than you think!
Check out this recipe from The View from Great Island for a complete guide on how you can create each component of this casserole from scratch.
Why not prepare a piping bowl of lobster bisque with your cube steak for a surf and turf meal?
This soup is rich and velvety, with a pronounced lobster flavor that will make any seafood lover delighted.
With how thick and smooth this bisque is, you can even dip your cube steak in it for an extra special bite.
Lobster bisque may have a reputation for being a complicated dish to cook, but don’t fret.
This creamy lobster bisque recipe is simple and easy to follow, but you’re still guaranteed to achieve that rich and creamy bisque with juicy lobster pieces.
Roasted sugar snap peas
For the weeknights when you don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen, these roasted sugar snap peas are a lifesaver.
They’re a simple and healthy dish that comes together in just 15 minutes.
Roasting sugar snap peas intensifies their natural sweetness, making them the perfect side dish for a protein-filled main like a cube steak.
Sprinkle some shredded parmesan over your sugar snap peas for an extra cheesy kick.
These roasted sugar snap peas can get addictive, so make sure you roast a double batch!
Spicy collard greens
These spicy collard greens are a great way to jazz up your cube steak.
These greens are not for the faint of heart, though – it’s really spicy from the hot sauce and red pepper flakes.
But, if you like spicy food, they really are a delicious addition to your cube steak meal.
These spicy collard greens also have an intensely flavored broth that you can drizzle over your cube steak for a flavor boost.
Or you can soak up the delicious broth with a dinner roll.
Either way, these spicy collard greens are guaranteed to leave you satisfied.
Creamed spinach is a quick and easy dish you can whip up at a moment’s notice to serve alongside your cube steak.
Even people who aren’t spinach fans can enjoy this creamy and cheesy side dish.
Most recipes for creamed spinach call for flour, but you can totally omit this ingredient and make your dish gluten-free.
Using cream cheese not only adds a tangy flavor to your dish but also serves as the thickener, so you won’t need flour.
You only need 15 minutes to prepare this easy, low-carb keto creamed spinach and have it served to your waiting guests.
The best cube steak side dishes
- Drunken mushrooms
- Home fries
- Biscuits and gravy
- Jumbo lump crab cakes
- Mashed potatoes
- Asian slaw
- Green bean casserole
- Lobster bisque
- Roasted sugar snap peas
- Spicy collard greens
- Creamed spinach
What To Serve With Cube Steak
- 1 portion cube steak
- Prepare your cube steak according to your favorite recipe.
- In the meantime, choose one of the following sides to serve alongside it.
- Side dishes include: drunken mushrooms, home fries, biscuits and gravy, jumbo lump crab cakes, mashed potatoes, Asian slaw, green bean casserole, lobster bisque, roasted sugar snap peas, spicy collard greens, and creamed spinach.
- Serve immediately and enjoy.