Salisbury Steak

A friend of mine recently gave me a mystery food basket that include a wide variety of items. She wanted to see how I could use the items in the basket. I was able to use most of the items but somehow had a single can of French onion soup left over at the end. Eventually I decided to try this out in a Salisbury steak sauce.

Salisbury steak is a dish made from a blend of ground beef and other ingredients. The dish is served with a delicious gravy.

Salisbury steak is a pure comfort food: quick and easy to make. My recipe includes delicious seasoned beef patties cooked in brown onion gravy. To make this outstanding I seared the patties first before finishing them in the gravy. The gifted French onion soup gave the gravy extra flavor. Note that I don’t include mushrooms below but you could easily do so.

I served the Salisbury steak with mashed potatoes and steamed peas for a complete dinner. I hope you give this recipe a go and don’t forget to comment, share, or subscribe to my blog!

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Ingredients

  • 1 lbs. ground beef 80/20
  • 1 tbsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp. onion soup mix
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 cups yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 10.5 oz can French onion soup
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
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Instructions

In a large bowl combine beef, parsley, onion, and onion soup mix. Divide the mixture into four portions, then shape each into 1/2-inch thick patties.

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Place flour in a shallow bowl, dredge each patty in flour, then reserve 1 tablespoon of flour to use later. Discard remaining flour.

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Heat butter in a heavy bottom sauce pan over medium-high heat. Add patties, and cook for about 3 minutes. Turn the heat down to medium then flip the patties and cook for 2 minutes. Remove the patties to a plate.

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Add onions and garlic to pan, cook until onions are soft, about 3 to 5 minutes. Adjust the heat if onions are browning to fast.

Add thyme, salt, and pepper, stir, cook for 1 minute. Add tomato paste, mix well, then cook for another minute.

Add 1 tablespoon of reserved flour, stir well, then cook for a minute.

Add 1/2 cup of red wine, stir well, then cook until all the wine disappears.

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Add 1 cup of water, stir, well. Then add the French onion soup, turn down the heat to low, stir well and cook for 2 minutes.

Return the patty to pan, along with all the juices accumulated in the plate, then bring it to a boil, cover, and simmer 10 minutes, checking in between and gently flipping the patty once. Stir in the cream.

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Taste for seasoning. Turn off the heat. Serve the finish steak with mashed potatoes and steamed peas for a delicious dinner!

Serves 4

Did you make this dish? I’d love to know how it turns out! Feel free to like, share, and comment or use the hashtag #globaldinein on Instagram. If you would like to be notified of upcoming posts, please consider subscribing to my blog!

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