Hamburg Steak aka Poor Man's Steak, Grandma's

Kathie Carr


One of Grandma's main dish recipes.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
30 Min



  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 c
    finely crushed soda crackers
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    finely chopped onion
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • GRAVY:

  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 can(s)

How to Make Hamburg Steak aka Poor Man's Steak, Grandma's


  1. Mix all the ingredient together. Then press into a large flat pan. Cover pan with foil or plastic wrap. Let this set overnight in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. When ready to bake cut in squares, dip each piece in flour and brown in a skillet with a little oil in it. Then put the browned pieces in a casserole.
  3. Make gravy by combining 1 can cream of mushroom soup mixed with 1 can water. Pour gravy mixture over meat pieces and bake slowly (325 degrees) for 2 hours or until meat is done.
  4. Grandma always served these with mashed potatoes and hot fresh yeast rolls.

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About Hamburg Steak aka Poor Man's Steak, Grandma's

Course/Dish: Beef Steaks and Chops

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