Salisbury Steak

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I was watching an episode of Best Recipes Ever the other day. It’s a Canadian-based cooking show that luckily also now airs here in Indianapolis. The host, Christine Tizzard, was making Salisbury steak. I filed the idea away as something I might make one day.

Salisbury Steak

But as the days passed, I kept thinking about that steak more and more. And yes, I thought about the Salisbury steak that comes in Hungry-Man TV dinners, which were a food staple for me in my college years. The recipe from Christine kept popping into my head, so I finally up and made it and it was GOOD!

Also try my Salisbury meatballs.

Salisbury Steak
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Salisbury Steak

A great take on the classic dish.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword Salisbury, steak
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 669kcal



  • Place the beef in a large bowl.
  • Add salt, pepper and 2 tablespoons water.
  • Using your hands, mix well then form into 2-3 1/2″ thick patties.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and brown the patties. Remove to a plate.
  • Remove the drippings from the pan.
  • Add the onion and cook until just soft.
  • Add the mushrooms and thyme and saute until mushrooms soften, about 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the flour over the skillet and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • While still stirring, slowly add the stock. You might need a whisk to help prevent any clumping.
  • Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. The mixture should be thick.
  • Add the patties back into the skillet. Cover and simmer until the meat is cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  • Serve patties covered with gravy.


Calories: 669kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 979mg | Potassium: 1294mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 23IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 6mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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