Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy is wonderful comfort food. This recipe is full of flavor, tender, and easy to make. Complete with a delicious mushroom and onion gravy, this recipe is perfect for family dinners. 

Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy 

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy is wonderful comfort food. This recipe is full of flavor, tender, and easy to make. Complete with a delicious mushroom and onion gravy, this recipe is perfect for family dinners.

This recipe comes from an old family cookbook. As usual, I added lots of extra flavor to an old classic. This recipe is full of rich flavor that I think you’ll love.

What I Love about this Salisbury Steak Recipe

  • This steak recipe is made completely in one skillet. With it being made entirely in one pan, that means fewer dishes to clean up
  • Very little prep time
  • It’s an older recipe that’s full of flavor
  • Salisbury Steak is a hearty meal
  • It’s delicious comfort food and always a big hit

Salisbury steak with mushroom gravy

FAQ’s

Make-Ahead and Storage:

This recipe only gets better with time. As it sits in the gravy, it soaks up more of the delicious flavor.

Salisbury steak when kept in the fridge and covered, should be good for about 3-4 days.

How do you Reheat Salisbury Steak?

Reheating: place Salisbury Steak and gravy in the oven and bake at 325 for about 30-40 minutes

Can You Freeze Salisbury Steak?

Yes! It’s a great candidate for freezing. Salisbury Steak can be frozen for 2-3 months.

Freezing: If you want to freeze your Salisbury Steak. Let the steaks cool. Transfer the whole meal to an aluminum pan for freezing. Double wrap the pan with aluminum foil on the top and freeze. When you’re ready to cook, you can let it thaw overnight in the fridge and bake at 325 for about 40 minutes or until heated through. If you are cooking from frozen beef patties, add additional cooking time and bake it for about 60 minutes or until warmed through.

Do I Have to Add the Mushrooms?

No! Not at all. If you hate mushrooms, then you can leave them out. It won’t impact the flavor, whatsoever.

I Don’t Have Beef Broth. What Can I Use in Place of Beef Broth?

No worries. If you find yourself without beef broth, you can mix 1 beef bouillon cub per 1 cup of water to produce beef broth. You can also use chicken or vegetable broth in place of beef broth.

What is the difference between Salisbury Steak and Hamburger Steak?

  • Salisbury steak is full of rich flavor and usually smothered in gravy. It is served alone or over mashed potatoes. Hamburger steak is usually only flavored with salt and pepper and served on bread.
    Easy to make Salisbury Steak

Is Salisbury Steak Healthy for You?

  • While hamburger has protein which is good for you, Salisbury steaks would not technically be considered a healthy recipe. Salisbury steaks have a rich flavor that comes from breadcrumbs, eggs, and gravy.
    Delicious Salisbury Steak with mushroom and onion gravy

How did Salisbury Steak get its’ name?

  • The Salisbury Star is named after James Salisbury who was a famous doctor knowledgeable in diet and nutrition
    Salisbury steak with mushroom gravy recipe

Salisbury Steak Recipe in Mushroom Gravy with spoon

Tips and Tricks for this recipe:

  • Avoid a crumbling patty. Try to resist turning the hamburger patties before the time is up. If it does crumble, don’t worry – it will still be delicious
  • don’t overwork the patties. If you press the meat too much, it could make the meat tough

Salisbury steak recipe

What can I serve with my Salisbury Steak?

  • mashed potatoes
  • cooked egg noodles
  • white rice
  • dijon mustard for dipping

Delicious Salisbury Steak with mushroom and onion gravy

Ready to make Salisbury Steak? Let’s make sure you have all of the ingredients you’ll need…

Ingredients:

Ground Beef – This recipe is meant to have tender meat, so try to find one that is lean and has very little fat. I prefer sirloin
Bread Crumbs – you’ll just need plain crumbs, so flavored bread crumbs are not necessary
Salt and pepper – Just table salt and ground black pepper are all you need
egg – use a large egg
Worcestershire sauce – This is to provide more flavor
Sliced onion and mushrooms – this is for the gravy
Beef broth – for extra flavor and moisture in the gravy
water mixed with cornstarch – this will thicken your gravy

How do you Make Salisbury Steak from Scratch?

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix the beef, spices, egg, and Worcestershire sauce
  2. Shape them into 4 patties
  3. Cook the patties in a skillet on medium  heat for 5 minutes on each side
  4. If necessary, drain the grease
  5. Add onions, mushrooms, and broth
  6. Heat to boiling, reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for an additional 10 minutes
  7. Add a mixture of water and cornstarch to thicken the sauce – continue to cook until the gravy thickens

Do you love Comfort Food Recipes? Try some of my other favorites, like:

Mom’s Round Steak
Stuffed Peppers with Beef and Zucchini
One-Pot Braised Beef Stew

 

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Salisbury steak with mushroom gravy recipe

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale

1 lb. of ground beef
1/3 cup of plain bread crumbs
1/2 tsp. of salt
1/2 tsp. of ground pepper
1/2 tsp. of garlic powder
1/2 tsp. of onion powder
1/2 tsp. of mustard powder
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 large onion sliced
1 (6 oz.) can of sliced mushrooms – drained
2 cups of beef broth
2 Tbsp. of cold water
2 tsp. of cornstarch

Instructions

Mix beef, bread crumbs, spices, egg, and Worcestershire sauce
shape into 4 patties
In a large skillet, cook patties on medium heat – about 5 minutes on each side
Drain – if necessary
Add onion, mushrooms, and broth to the meat
Heat to boiling
Reduce heat to simmer, cover and simmer for 1o minutes
Add water mixed with cornstarch and cook until the gravy thickens

Notes

Make-Ahead and Storage:

This recipe only gets better with time. As it sits in the gravy, it soaks up more of the delicious flavor.

Salisbury steak when kept in the fridge and covered, should be good for about 3-4 days.

How do you Reheat Salisbury Steak?

Reheating: place Salisbury Steak and gravy in the oven and bake at 325 for about 30 minutes

Can You Freeze Salisbury Steak?

Yes! It’s a great candidate for freezing. Salisbury Steak can be frozen for 2-3 months.

Freezing: If you want to freeze your Salisbury Steak. Let the steaks cool. Transfer the whole meal to an aluminum pan for freezing. Double wrap the pan with aluminum foil on the top and freeze. When you’re ready to cook, you can let it thaw overnight in the fridge and bake at 325 for about 40 minutes or until heated through. If you are cooking from frozen beef patties, add additional cooking time and bake it for about 60 minutes or until warmed through.

Do I Have to Add the Mushrooms?

No! Not at all. If you hate mushrooms, then you can leave them out. It won’t impact the flavor, whatsoever.

I Don’t Have Beef Broth. What Can I Use in Place of Beef Broth?

No worries. If you find yourself without beef broth, you can mix 1 beef bouillon cub per 1 cup of water to produce beef broth. You can also use chicken or vegetable broth in place of beef broth.

 

 

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