Hamburger Steak With Sweet Onion-Mushroom Gravy

RobynRobyn McClung

A savory gravy dresses up these quick, skillet-cooked hamburger steaks. Eliminate prep time by keeping prepared beef patties in the freezer for up to three months.

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Makes 4 servings
prep time:
15 minutes
cook time:
20 minutes
total time:
35 minutes

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Makes 4 servings
prep time:
15 minutes
cook time:
20 minutes
total time:
35 minutes


  • 2 honey-wheat bread slices
  • 1 pound ground round
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 (1.2-oz.) envelope brown gravy mix
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 (8-oz.) package sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium-size sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced
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  • 1

    Process bread slices in a food processor 10 seconds or until finely chopped. Place breadcrumbs in a mixing bowl; add ground round and next 4 ingredients. Gently combine until blended, using your hands. Shape into 4 (4-inch) patties.

  • 2

    Whisk together brown gravy mix and 1 1/2 cups water.

  • 3

    Cook patties in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 2 minutes on each side or just until browned. Remove patties from skillet. Add mushrooms and onion to skillet, and sauté 6 minutes or until tender. Stir in prepared gravy, and bring to a light boil. Return patties to skillet, and spoon gravy over each patty. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 8 to 10 minutes.

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Suggestions: To make ahead, proceed with Step 1 as directed. Wrap each patty individually in plastic wrap, and place in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag. Freeze up to 3 months. Thaw frozen patties in refrigerator 8 hours; proceed with Steps 2 and 3.

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