Hamburger Gravy Recipe

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For an old-fashioned stick-to-your-ribs meal, try this economical entree that's just 89¢ a helping. "As a newlywed, I was so grateful to my mom for sharing this easy recipe," notes Sandy McKenzie of Braham, Minnesota. "My husband enjoys this no matter how often I serve it."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 3 cups hot cooked mashed potatoes

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 461 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 1412mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the soup, milk, mushrooms and bouillon. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until heated through, stirring occassionally. Serve over mashed potatoes. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Hamburger Gravy in Quick Cooking January/February 2004, p13

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Reviewed Sep. 26, 2015

"I actually thought this recipe was too simple to be very good, but I was wrong! A quick and easy meal (we poured it over biscuits and mashed potatoes)."

Reviewed Jun. 16, 2015 Edited Jun. 19, 2015

"06/16/2015, Very good! Doubled the recipe for my family of five. Only used one can of mushrooms for double recipe. Added onion and garlic to meat while frying. Also added cayenne and crushed red pepper to taste. Wanted more spice but not more salt. And added a extra cup of milk to double recipe. 06/19/2015, did same today but added a cream of celery soup and green bell pepper to hamburger too."

Reviewed Sep. 26, 2013

"We enjoyed this dish very much. When I browned the meat I added chopped onions and garlic salt. I will definitely make this again."

Reviewed Jan. 14, 2013

"I really liked the "bones" of this recipe in that it sounded simple and filling, however, I knew this would not feed my family of 3 teenagers! i did use 1# 93% lean hamburger, 1 can health smart soup, added 2 cans of mushrooms, 1 cup Greek yogurt, a little extra bouillion, frozen peas, fresh cracked pepper and fresh parsley. Instead of mashed potatoes I served the "gravy" over baked potatoes. The result was great and filling. Will definitely make again and serve with a salad.

I think the recipe would have been a little bland without the adjustments."

Reviewed Dec. 21, 2012

"Made it and served it over homemade biscuits. Very good!!! and super easy!"

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