ChamoritaMomma’s Favorite Salisbury Steaks

Salisbury Steaks!   It’s one of those good ol’ comfort foods that just sticks to your ribs and makes your tummy feel so good, with tons of gravy, it’s a satisfying, filling meal.  This recipe is sure to please anyone, picky eaters or not.

2 lbs. Ground beef (I used 80/20)
1 1/2 tsp. Black pepper
1  tsp. Salt
1 1/2 tsp. Garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp. Onion powder
1 tsp. Accent seasoning
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 envelope Onion soup mix (I used Lipton brand, picture below)
2 Eggs
2 pieces White bread, edges removed and torn into tiny pieces
2 Tbsp. Vegetable oil
2 Tbsp. Butter

2 whole Onions, sliced thinly (optional)
1 pkg. White Mushrooms, sliced (optional)
1/2 cup All-purpose Flour
3 cups Water
2 Tbsp. Beef Base (picture below)
1/4 tsp. Salt, to taste
1/2 tsp. Black pepper
1/2 tsp. Garlic powder
1 tsp. Accent seasoning

To make the steaks:
Combine everything in a mixing bowl, except for the oil and butter. Combine well to distribute ingredients thoroughly.










Pat the meat into patties and set aside.  Heat a pan on medium high heat with 2 Tbsp. oil and 2 Tbsp. butter and heat through.  Fry the patties, just until browned on both sides and then remove and set aside.  You are NOT cooking the patties, only browning them.  Continue browning until all patties are done.










On medium heat, using the same pan, scrape up all the bits to loosen; add 2 Tbsp.  butter and saute the onions and mushrooms.  Fry them until somewhat golden.  Sprinkle the 1/2 cup all-purpose flour over the onions and stir to cook for about 2 minutes.  Add the 3 cups of water, 2 tbsp. beef base (picture below), and whisk to combine well.  The broth will start to thicken.  Continue stirring while adding the seasonings to flavor the gravy, adjust the seasonings accordingly.











Return the patties back to the gravy and cover with the gravy.  Reduce heat to simmer or LOW, cover pan.  Simmer this for about 35-40 minutes.  Stir the bottom of pan in between the cooking time.   Serve with your favorite sides.  onion soup mix






NOTE:  If you don’t like mushrooms or onions in the gravy, just leave it out.  After the meat have all been browned, remove and add the flour to the pan, scraping up the leftover bits to incorporate with flour.  Add 1 tbsp. oil if no grease was left from frying meat.  Continue with recipe as instructed.

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