Hamburger Steaks with Onion Gravy


Hamburger steaks with onion gravy are a classic comfort food dish that’s both hearty and delicious. This recipe features juicy hamburger patties smothered in a flavorful onion gravy. If you’re looking for a satisfying meal to serve to your family or guests, this is the perfect choice.


Ingredients You’ll Need

For the Hamburger Steaks:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

For the Onion Gravy:

  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1: Prepare the Hamburger Steaks

  1. In a bowl, combine the breadcrumbs and milk. Allow them to soak for a few minutes.
  2. In a separate mixing bowl, add the ground beef, chopped onions, green bell pepper, minced garlic, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Mix in the soaked breadcrumbs and milk, ensuring all the ingredients are well combined.
  4. Shape the mixture into hamburger patties.

Step 2: Cook the Hamburger Steaks

  1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add a bit of oil.
  2. Place the hamburger patties in the skillet and cook them for about 4-5 minutes on each side until they are browned and cooked through.
  3. Remove the patties from the skillet and set them aside.

Step 3: Make the Onion Gravy

  1. In the same skillet, add 2 tablespoons of butter and melt it.
  2. Add the thinly sliced onions and cook them until they become soft and caramelized.
  3. Sprinkle the flour over the onions and stir well to create a roux.
  4. Gradually add the beef broth while continuing to stir.
  5. Let the mixture simmer and thicken to create a flavorful onion gravy.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4: Serve and Enjoy

  1. Return the cooked hamburger patties to the skillet with the onion gravy.
  2. Allow them to simmer in the gravy for a few minutes to absorb the flavors.
  3. Serve the hamburger steaks hot, with the onion gravy spooned over the top.

These homemade hamburger steaks with onion gravy are a delightful and hearty meal that will satisfy your taste buds and warm your heart. Whether you’re serving it with mashed potatoes, rice, or vegetables, it’s a versatile dish that’s perfect for any occasion. Give this recipe a try, and you’ll have a go-to comfort food favorite that everyone will love.


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