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No recipe image available.These hearty, pan-fried beef patties are dressed with sautéed onions rings. Whether served on toasted buns or on a dinner plate with your favorite sides, these moist ground "beefsteaks" will satisfy.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (4-ounce) French bread dinner or sandwich roll
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons butter - divided use
5 medium yellow onions, peeled, 1 chopped and 4 sliced - divided use
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon brown sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, soak French bread roll in water.
  2. Meanwhile heat oil in a large, heavy-bottomed skillet. Melt 1 tablespoon butter and cook the 1 chopped onion until softened and lightly browned; remove to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Squeeze water as much as possible from French roll; add to the sautéed onion, along with the ground beef, salt and pepper, mixing well. Shape beef mixture into 4 equal patties.
  4. Return skillet to burner; heat to medium-high.
  5. Cook patties 8 to 10 minutes, turning once or twice. Remove patties to a covered pan or dish; keep them warm.
  6. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter, brown sugar and remaining 4 sliced onions to skillet; cook until onions are softened and lightly browned, season with salt and pepper to taste. Top beefsteaks with onions.
  7. Serve immediately on toasted buns or dinner plates with accompaniments of your choice.

Makes 4 servings.