Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy
This recipe will stir up memories of dining in roadside diners. Serve with mashed potatoes and green beans to make this a classic comfort food meal.
1 pound lean ground beef
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup saltine cracker crumbs
1 large egg white, slightly beaten
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (12-ounce) jar brown beef gravy
1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
2 tablespoons water
- In medium bowl, combine ground beef, onion, cracker crumbs, egg white, milk, horseradish, salt and pepper. Mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 4 oval 1/2-inch thick patties.
- Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place beef patties in skillet. Cook 7 to 8 minutes, turning once or until centers are no longer pink and juices run clear. Center of patty should register 160ºF (70ºC) on an instant read meat thermometer. Remove from skillet and keep warm.
- In same skillet, combine gravy, mushrooms and water and bring to a boil.
- Serve gravy over steak and mashed potatoes if desired.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.