Speedy Salisbury Steak Recipe
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Speedy Salisbury Steak Recipe

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Ground beef patties get fast family appeal when covered in a tasty gravy with nice chunks of mushrooms. "This is great served over rice or mashed potatoes," reports Cindy Stephenson of Houston, Texas. "It also freezes well."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • GRAVY:
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • Mashed potatoes

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 312 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 128 mg cholesterol, 842 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties; place in a shallow 2-qt. microwave-safe dish.
  2. Cover and microwave at 70% power for 5-6 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine flour and broth until smooth. Stir in the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, basil and mushrooms.
  3. Turn patties; drain. Pour gravy over patties. Cover and microwave at 70% power for 5-6 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Gently stir gravy; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with mashed potatoes. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Speedy Salisbury Steak in Quick Cooking March/April 2001, p51

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Reviewed Oct. 11, 2014 Edited Oct. 20, 2014

"Doubled it and made it on the stove and our came out excellent! Husband and two young sons gobbled it up"

Reviewed Nov. 2, 2012

"It was pretty tasty, but I added quite a bit more flour to the gravy, and I think next time I'd use less ketchup."

Reviewed Dec. 14, 2011

"easy and fast meal"

Reviewed Apr. 11, 2010

"I did this on the stovetop, not the microwave, cooked the burgers about 20 minutes on medium heat. A good mix of flavors, not too herby."

Reviewed Mar. 4, 2010

"This is really good!

I have made this several times, but did not use the microwave did the stove top methdo."

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