Budget Baked Chuck Steak Dinner in Foil

  • PrepTime: 15 Mins
  • CookTime: 1 Hrs 15 Mins
  • TotalTime: 1 Hrs 30 Mins


  1. 1 to 1 1/2 pounds chuck steak (about 1-inch thick)
  2. 1 envelope onion soup mix
  3. 3 carrots (halved lengthwise and cut into quarters)
  4. 2 ribs celery (cut into sticks)
  5. 3 medium potatoes (peeled and quartered)
  6. 2 tablespoons butter
  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  8. 1/4 teaspoon paprika


  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Heat the oven to 400 F.
  3. Tear off a 2- to 3-foot length of 18-inch wide heavy duty aluminum foil.  
  4. Place the steak in the center of the foil and sprinkle with onion soup mix.  
  5. Cover the meat with the vegetables. Dot with butter and sprinkle with salt and paprika.  
  6. Fold foil over and seal it well to hold in juices.  
  7. Place the foil package in a large, shallow baking pan or roasting pan.  
  8. Bake the steak and vegetables in the preheated oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until the chuck steak is very tender.  
  9. Serve and enjoy!


  1. Add diced rutabaga, turnips, or parsnips to the package along with the potatoes and carrots.