Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
20 Mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 steak and about 1/4 cup gravy)


Serve with Quick Chive Mashed Potatoes and Smoky Haricots Verts and Mushrooms.

How to Make It

Step 1

Divide beef into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Sprinkle patties evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; swirl to coat. Add patties; cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned; remove from pan.

Step 2

Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add vertically sliced onion; sauté 3 minutes or until lightly browned and tender. Sprinkle onion with flour; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add stock and remaining salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Return patties to pan; reduce heat to medium, partially cover, and cook 5 minutes or until gravy is slightly thickened. Sprinkle with green onions, if desired.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews


January 02, 2018
I made this exactly as stated in the recipe and it is a keeper! We cleaned our plates!! Great, easy weeknight meal when you're looking for tasty, easy, comfort food!

Easy and Tasty

April 22, 2015
I made this for a weeknight meal and everyone thought it was tasty.  I added mushrooms to the onions as suggested by "Ker4terps" , sprinkled garlic powder on the patties to give them a little more flavor and used a cup of beef bullion instead. I would like to try it again using unsalted beef stock to avoid the high sodium content in the bouillon.    I placed the patties and onion/mushroom gravy over a bed of noodles but mashed potatoes would be great also.  The family agreed that we should have this again so I give this recipe 5 stars. 

Needs help

January 12, 2017
This was edible, but that's about it.  In retrospect, I should have added rosemary and garlicto the mushrooms, and lemon zest and white wine to the sauce.  Also should have added breadcrumbs and eggs to the meat.  But that would be another recipe, like the excellent salisbury steak recipe that appears elsewhere in cooking light.

Ker4terps's Review

February 08, 2014
So easy and tastes so fancy!!! Served over farro instead of potatoes....add some mushrooms when you add the onions... you won't be sorry!!!

lperejma's Review

September 21, 2013

sandrag55's Review

January 09, 2014
This was a very tasty dish, but would just have been "hamburger" without the sauce. I used beef bouillon and added mushrooms to the sauce. My husband loved it and wanted me to cook it for family when we go visit them for 2 weeks. Definitely a keeper.

Beccaroo73's Review

March 18, 2013
Wasn't so impressed with this. I followed directions except for adding sliced mushrooms with the onions. I used lean beef, but it came out with a very greasy taste. The sauce didn't have as much flavor as I'd hoped.

3Cockers's Review

March 17, 2013

aznicole's Review

April 09, 2013
made this last night, turned out great. both my husband and I enjoyed it. Chive mashed potatoes compliment it perfectly.

SkinnyJeans5's Review

April 10, 2014
A splash of Sherry to the gravy made is WONDERFUL.