Home Style Salisbury Steak w/ Onion Gravy

Sasha Kamen


Ever wonder why it's called Salisbury Steak? It was invented by Dr. J. H. Salisbury, who was an early proponent of a low-carbohydrate diet for weight loss; the term "Salisbury steak" has been in use in the U.S. since 1897. Nineteenth Century ideas of low-carb must've been very different from ours today! Salisbury Steak has been a favorite in our house for years. I like to double the recipe and cook it in my electric skillet so we can freeze the leftovers for a quick future meal.

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1 lb
ground beef
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
worcestershire or a1 sauce
1/4 c
dry bread crumbs
2 Tbsp
butter, margarine or oil
onion, sliced
2 Tbsp
2 c
swanson's beef broth, or 2 c. water + 2 t. beef bouillon crystals

How to Make Home Style Salisbury Steak w/ Onion Gravy


  • 1In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, pepper, salt, garlic powder, Worcestershire or A1 sauce, bread crumbs and egg. Stir mixture together well and shape into four patties.
  • 2On medium heat, brown patties on both sides in butter, margarine or oil. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • 3Separate onion slices into rings and add to the skillet. Reduce heat to medium low and cook until the onions turn translucent and brown, about 20-25 minutes.
  • 4Sprinkle 2 Tablespoons of flour over the onions. Stir. Let cook a few minutes until the flour is nicely browned. Then stir in the beef broth.
  • 5Add beef patties back into the skillet and spoon a little gravy over each patty. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cover skillet. Simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • 6NOTE: Alternatively, you may use sliced fresh mushrooms instead of the onion.

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About Home Style Salisbury Steak w/ Onion Gravy

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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