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Salisbury steak in a skillet

Old fashioned salisbury steak

Tender ground beef patties slathered in a mushroom and onion gravy. So much more tasty than the school lunch and tv dinner versions.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Tara Buss


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • ¼ c bread crumbs omit if gluten free
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 6 mushrooms sliced
  • ½ of a large onion sliced
  • 2 tbsp flour all purpose gluten free flour may be substituted
  • 1 ½ cup beef broth
  • 1 to 2 tbsp organic Worcestershire sauce depending on how tangy you like yours
  • salt and pepper to taste This will depend on how salty your broth is. If it is bland, by all means add more seasoning.


  • Mix together ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg, salt, pepper, and garlic powder in a large bowl.
  • Divide meat mixture into four oval patties.
  • In a large skillet heated to medium heat, add olive oil. Place in ground beef patties and cook for about 5 minutes on each side. You are looking for a golden brown coloring on the beef. The inside doesn't have to be completely done but close.
  • Set aside patties on a plate after browning.
  • In the same skillet, add 1 T. butter to the pan along with sliced onions and mushrooms. Cook until browned and softened.
  • Stir flour into vegetables and cook for a couple of minutes more.
  • Whisk in beef broth and 1 T. Worcestershire sauce, and cook until thickened.
  • Taste and add more salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder until it suites your tastes.
  • Add beef patties back into sauce, spoon sauce over patties, and simmer for a few more minutes until they are cooked all the way through.