Amy's Sensational Salisbury Steak

Amy Herald


Did you know, the term "Salisbury steak" has been in use in the United States since 1897 to describe this hamburger patty in gravy? The invention of this particular dish is credited to Dr. J. H. Salisbury, who was an early proponent of the low-carb diet for good health and weight loss!


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20 Min
30 Min


  • 2 lb
    lean ground chuck
  • 2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground, black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    dehydrated onion flakes
  • 1 small
    green pepper, very finely minced (i put in the food processor)
  • 1 c
    cracker crumbs, very finely ground
  • 1 large
  • 2 pkg
    brown gravy mix or enough to make 2 cups
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    browning sauce, such as kitchen bouquet
  • ·
    sauteed mushrooms and onions (optional)

How to Make Amy's Sensational Salisbury Steak


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Rehydrate onion flakes by just covering them with hot water and soaking them until all the water is absorbed.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the ground chuck, onion powder, rehydrated onions, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and minced green pepper, cracker crumbs, and egg. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  4. Shape the meat mixture into 8 oval shaped patties. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  5. In a small sauce pan, prepare the gravy according to package directions. Mix in 1/2 Tbsp. browning sauce.
  6. Brown patties in large, lightly greased, Iron skillet, over medium heat. When steaks are thoroughly browned, Remove from pan. Drain of grease.
  7. Return steaks to pan, and Pour gravy over them.
  8. Place skillet in the oven. Bake at 350 degrees, uncovered for 30 minutes.
  9. Serve along side cooked rice or mashed potatoes and a cooked vegetable. You can also add sauteed mushrooms and/or onions to the gravy if desired.

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