Salisbury Steak


If you’ve got no idea on what to have for dinner on weekend, Salisbury steak is a great option for the whole family member. Instead of purchasing those in frozen steak in the grocery store, homemade Salisbury steak is way better. There are some condiments that you can put to the steak, depends on your preferences, such as mashed potatoes and any kind of your favorite veggies. Especially when you have a kid that is picky with his food, making your own Salisbury steak is the most suitable option so far.

How to Make a Salisbury Steak?

Once you’ve decided to make a homemade Salisbury steak, all you need to keep in mind as the overall step of this recipe is: combining all of the ingredients. Though there are two things to prepare for the meal, each item is just as easy as mixing the entire ingredients. After you’re ready with both the patties and the gravy, all you need to do is just arranging them into one piece of delicious meal. Once you’re done, you’re pretty much done with the dish. You can do a pretty plating and serve them to your loved ones.

Salisbury steak
Salisbury steak

What are the Ingredients for Salisbury Steak?

To make your own Salisbury steak, you don’t even need to go to the grocery store. Overall, there are only two main things that you should prepare: patties and gravy. You just need ground beef and other basic items that you can find easily in the fridge, such as ketchup, mustard and garlic powder. And for the gravy, basically you just need brown gravy mix. That’s it. Other ingredients are just too common that you don’t even need to think about them. Here are the overall ingredients that you’ll need to prepare:

Patties: ground beef, ketchup, bread crumbs, mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, Worcestershire.
Gravy: brown gravy mix, hot water, ketchup and Worcestershire.

Salisbury steak
Salisbury steak

Step-by-Step Overview for Salisbury Steak

Before jumping right into the detailed ingredients and instruction, let’s take a brief look at the general view of making Salisbury steak:

  1. Mix all of the ingredients and add the seasoning.
  2. Shape the mixture of the meat into patties.
  3. Cook the patties and wait until it turns golden brown.
  4. Put onion and mushroom, or any other condiments that you’d like to have with the patties, in the pan.
  5. Whish a cornstarch mixture and wait a moment until it becomes smooth enough.
  6. Put the meat on the pan and don’t forget to add the gravy on the top.

Now that you’ve got the idea of what ingredients to prepare and how is the overall step, let’s check out the more detailed recipe!


Salisbury Steak Recipe

Steak is just never go wrong! With the classic taste of beef and a touch of mushroom, you’ll have the most delicious meal ready for the day!

  • 1¼ pounds of ground beef. You can pick any part of the beef that suits your preference.
  • 1/3 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons of onion that is chopped or minced
  • 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning, or anything that’s the same with basils, oregano and thyme. All of them should be the dried one.
  • 1 tablespoon of ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 beaten egg
  • pepper and salt for seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil

Gravy ingredients:

  • 8 ounces of sliced mushrooms
  • ½ cup of sliced onion
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce
  • pepper and salt for seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 1½ cups of beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon of ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley
  1. Mix the breadcrumbs, beef, the Italian seasoning, egg, Worcestershire sauce, onion, ketchup, salt, and pepper. All are mixed in a large bowl.

  2. Shape the meat mixture into 4 oval patties. Try to make them all in the same size.

  3. In a large pan, heat the oil. Set it over medium-high heat.

  4. In one layer, put the patties in the pan. Each side has to be cooked for 5-6 minutes, wait until it turned golden brown.

  5. Once the meat is removed from the pan, put it on a plate. Use a foil to cover the meat.

  6. Put butter in the pan and melt it. Add some mushrooms and onion, as well as the salt and pepper.

  7. Wait for 3-5 minutes to cook the vegetables. Check it they’ve softened.

  8. Next, Whisk in the ketchup, the beef broth, as well as Worcestershire sauce. This is done to bring a simmer.

  9. Mix the cornstarch with approximately 2 tablespoons of the cold water. Pout it in a small bowl.

  10. Add the cornstarch mixture and whisk it. Wait a moment until it’s smooth.

  11. Cook until the sauce thickened, about 1-2 minutes.

  12. Add the meat back to the pan and add a spoon of the gravy over the top.

  13. Sprinkle with parsley and your Salisbury steak is ready to serve.

Nutrition fact

Total fat: 22.8 g | Cholesterol: 97.3 g | Sodium: 417.1 mg | Total carbohydrate: 15.3 g | Protein: 17.4 g | Vitamin A: 1.0% | Vitamin B-12: 35.4% | Vitamin B-6: 10.9% | Calcium: 4.6% | Iron: 14.3% | Magnesium: 5.4%