If you’re like me you grew up eating those frozen TV dinners. You know the ones I’m talking about, Salisbury Steak, Turkey & Gravy, Chicken Pot Pie. When I was growing up my mom was taking college classes to finish her Master’s degree so it was often up to my Dad to fix dinner for us and he was not much of a cook so we ate a lot of frozen dinners.
Today I bypass those frozen dinners in the grocery store and instead choose to make my own. This Salisbury Steak is a favorite of my family, it’s so easy and I love the fact that it’s all prepared in one pan. Pair it with mashed potatoes and you have your own homemade “TV dinner” that I guarantee will leave your family asking for more!
Easy Salisbury Steak With Mushroom Gravy
2lbs ground beef
1 cup bread crumbs
1 T Ketchup
1 T Worcestershire Sauce
1 T Mustard
1 tsp Black Pepper
1 tsp Garlic
1/2 Packet Onion Soup Mix
Ingredients for Gravy
1 Medium Onion, sliced thin
1 Cup Mushrooms, chopped
1 10.5oz Can Brown Gravy
1 10.5oz Can Beef Broth
Remaining 1/2 of packet of Onion Soup Mix
2 T Butter
2 T Cornstarch
1. Slice onion and chop mushrooms. In a large pan, saute onions and mushrooms in 2 tablespoons of butter until onions are soft and translucent.
2. Combine ground beef with bread crumbs, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, black pepper, garlic, and 1/2 of the onion soup mix packet. Form into thin patties.
3. Remove onions and mushrooms from the pan and add ground beef patties to the pan. Brown on each side on Medium heat, about 10 minutes. Remove from pan and place on a plate.
4. To pan add 1 can of beef broth, brown gravy and remaining packet of onion soup mix. Stir well.
5. Add onions and mushrooms back to gravy mixture. Stir well. Bring to a boil.
6. Use cornstarch and water to create a slurry. Add to boiling gravy mixture, stirring well to thicken gravy.
7. Add steak patties back to gravy. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Serve with a side of mashed potatoes and enjoy your homemade version of a throwback “TV Dinner”.