Grilled Cube Steaks With Red Onion Sauce

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“This was something I threw together for dinner tonight. I was tired of the same old cube steak recipes. This was a little different. To make the steaks a little more tender, I let them marinate in Italian dressing all day. When I came home they were ready to pop on the grill. While they grilled, I made the sauce. It's super easy. I'll give you the ingredients I used, but you can experiment to adjust to your tastes. This recipe is for 2 servings, but you can change to allow more. Steak fries, baked potato, steamed broccoli, corn, pasta salad or tossed salad would be some great sides to serve with this dish.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 beef cube steaks
  • 2 tablespoons bottled Italian dressing (homemade or lite Italian is fine, also)
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick's Montreal Brand steak seasoning
  • Sauce Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 12 teaspoon dried basil
  • 12 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 12 cup Chardonnay wine
  • 1 cup stock (veg or chicken or beef.. I used veg)
  • salt and pepper


  1. Place steaks and 2 Tbsp of Italian dressing in freezer zip bags to marinate for a couple hours or all day.
  2. When ready to grill lightly coat both sides of each steak with Montreal Steak Seasoning.
  3. Heat grill to med-hi.
  4. Cook steaks about 10 minutes for each side.
  5. For the sauce:
  6. Heat the oil in a large heavy frying pan and add the onions.
  7. Cook on a low heat for about 10-15 minutes until soft. Stir in the basil/rosemary and cook for another 5 minutes.
  8. Turn the heat up and add the sugar, let the onions caramelize slightly by stirring over a medium high flame for 3 minutes, add the flour and cook for a few minutes before adding the stock and wine.
  9. Taste and then add salt and pepper.
  10. Serve over steaks.

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