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Salisbury Steak

Get ready to take your taste buds on an unforgettable ride with this twist on the classic Salisbury Steak. This budget-friendly wonder puts ground beef front and center, celebrating its juicy, savory goodness. We’re talking about practicality, ease, and a whole lot of nostalgic charm, all without sacrificing that signature flair. And here’s where the plot thickens—cue the mouthwatering mushroom gravy. This isn’t just dinner; it’s a culinary masterpiece that deserves a standing ovation.

With just 15 minutes of prep and 30 minutes of cook time, we’re about to turn your kitchen into a stage for this show-stopping performance. Start with ground beef, breadcrumbs, onions, milk, and a splash of Worcestershire sauce. Mix it all together until you’ve got a flavor-packed ensemble worthy of the spotlight. Shape it into patties and let them sizzle in a hot skillet until perfection is achieved.

But hold on—here comes the co-star, the mushroom gravy. Sliced mushrooms dance in butter, and when flour joins the party, magic happens. Add beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper, and whisk it into a symphony of flavors that will make your taste buds do a happy dance.

And what’s a star without its entourage? Enter creamy mashed potatoes—boiled, mashed, and blended with butter and milk. They’re the perfect sidekick, providing a smooth, velvety canvas for the flavorful steak and luscious gravy.

Serve this Salisbury Steak to your audience, and watch their faces light up with every bite. This isn’t just a meal; it’s a culinary experience that screams extraordinary, leaving you and your guests craving an encore. Get ready to embrace the unexpected and savor the extraordinary.

Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak

This budget-friendly Salisbury Steak recipe transforms ground beef into a family-friendly favorite. The savory patties, seasoned with Worcestershire and Dijon, are accompanied by a luscious mushroom gravy. Paired with creamy mashed potatoes, this comforting dish is a symphony of simplicity and flavor. With a quick prep time of 15 minutes and a total cook time of 50 minutes, it's a practical yet nostalgic meal that won't break the bank. Serve up this classic American comfort food for a memorable dining experience.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 600 kcal


  • Large mixing bowl
  • Skillet or frying pan
  • Wooden spoon or spatula
  • Potato masher or fork
  • Pot for boiling potatoes
  • Colander
  • Potato peeler
  • Whisk


For Salisbury Steak:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup onion finely chopped
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For Mushroom Gravy:

  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For Mashed Potatoes:

  • 4 large potatoes peeled and cubed
  • ½ cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Prepare Salisbury Steak:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, chopped onion, milk, egg, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper.
  • Mix well until all ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  • Shape the mixture into oval or round patties, about 1/2 inch thick.

Cook Salisbury Steak:

  • Heat a skillet or frying pan over medium heat.
  • Cook the patties for 4-5 minutes per side or until they reach your desired level of doneness.
  • Remove the patties from the pan and set aside.

Prepare Mushroom Gravy:

  • In the same skillet, add 2 tablespoons of butter and sliced mushrooms.
  • Cook until mushrooms are browned and tender.
  • Sprinkle flour over the mushrooms and stir to combine.
  • Gradually whisk in beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until the gravy thickens.

Make Mashed Potatoes:

  • Boil the peeled and cubed potatoes in a pot of salted water until fork-tender.
  • Drain the potatoes in a colander and return them to the pot.
  • Mash the potatoes and add milk, butter, salt, and pepper. Mix until smooth.
  • Serve: Place the Salisbury steaks on plates, ladle mushroom gravy over them, and serve with a generous scoop of mashed potatoes.


  1. Feel free to customize the Salisbury steak seasoning with additional herbs and spices.
  2. For a lighter version, use ground turkey or chicken instead of beef.
  3. Double the recipe for larger gatherings.
  4. The mushroom gravy can be made ahead of time and reheated before serving.
  5. Pair with your favorite vegetables for a complete meal.
Keyword Comfort Food, Mashed Potatoes, Mushroom Gravy, Salisbury Steak
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Erika Herbert
Erika Herbert