Blue Plate Beef Patties Recipe
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Blue Plate Beef Patties Recipe

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A friend and I discovered this recipe together and both consider it a staple menu item. I fix the moist, mild-tasting patties often for family and friends. We love them with mashed potatoes, rice or noodles and the gravy, which gets great flavor from fresh mushrooms.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 egg
  • 2 green onions with tops, sliced
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) beef gravy
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 438 calories, 24g fat (9g saturated fat), 170mg cholesterol, 825mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 41g protein


  1. In a bowl, beat the egg; stir in onions, bread crumbs and mustard. Add beef and mix well. Shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties.
  2. In an ungreased skillet, cook patties for 4-5 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  3. In a small bowl, combine gravy, water and horseradish; add mushrooms. Pour over patties. Cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Blue Plate Beef Patties in Taste of Home April/May 1999, p29

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Reviewed Jan. 3, 2016

"I've been making this recipe for years. The horseradish really makes a great sauce!"

Reviewed Dec. 7, 2014

"Nice change from meatloaf or regular hamburger for an easy meal."

Reviewed Oct. 25, 2014

"Love it! I have made this numerous time with mashed potatoes. I omit the horseradish."

Reviewed Feb. 16, 2014

"We are not big fans of horseradish. Do you taste it when cooked?"

Reviewed Jun. 6, 2013

"I clipped this out of the magazine forever ago - and just found it again. This is now my son's new favorite - easy, hot and hearty."

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