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Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak in this onion soup gravy is the best recipe I have found. It is best with mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables.

Salisbury Steak is wonderful with mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables. My favorite part of this dish is coving the whole thing in gravy. I love to sop up this gravy with homemade bread. 

I have tried several variations of Salisbury Steak but what sets this one apart is the onion soup mix. It adds so much flavor. I will sometimes substitute 1/4 cup of quick cooking oats instead of the saltine crackers. The oats are better for you and I like the texture they add to the meat.  

I first found this recipe in my Taste of Home Healthy Cooking 2010 Annual Recipe Cookbook.

Stove Top

Recipe serves: 4

Serving size:

  • 1 burger
  • 1/4 cup sauce

Total time: 30 minutes

Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices.  

Pantry & Spices

  • canola oil
  • flour 5 Ib bag


  • 1 - onion
  • 1 - pound ground beef
  • 1 - onion soup mix
  • 1 - box saltine crackers
  • 1/2 dozen eggs

Tip from me

I like to reheat this dish by breaking up the beef and placing it on a 8×8 baking dish. Preheat oven to 350° for about 15 minutes. I’m not a huge fan of the microwave reheat. 

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Complete the prep from the prep from the above tab
  2. Heat pan with 1 tablespoon of oil then add patties for 3 minutes on each side.
  3. Remove the patties to a plate then use a paper towel to clean any bits off the bottom of the pan.
  4. Add the onion soup mixture to the pan and bring to a boil. Return the patties to the pan, reduce heat and cover.
  5. Simmer for about 10 minutes. The internal temp of the beef will be 165° F. I like to use an instant read thermometer. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Weekly Dinners for 4 under $100 – Menu 1

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