Smothered Hamburger Steak Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Smothered Hamburger Steak Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Smothered Hamburger Steak

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"Warning: can become habit-forming and a weekly regular on your kitchen table. Good change of pace from traditional burgers, great served with mashed potatoes or rice. It's so easy to tweak and add your own twist to this meal. Good Southern comfort food."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    14 mins
  • COOK

    36 mins
  • READY IN

    50 mins

Directions

  1. Whisk together the eggs, onion, beef base, and pepper in a bowl. Tear the bread into large pieces, and place into the bowl. Let the bread soak for a few seconds and add the ground beef. Mix the meat into the egg-bread mixture, and form into 8 patties.
  2. Heat a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat, and fry the patties until they are browned and the meat is no longer pink in the center, about 8 minutes per side. Set the patties aside.
  3. Remove the excess grease from the skillet, and whisk the mushroom soup, water, and Worcestershire sauce together in the skillet until smooth. Place the patties back into the skillet, spoon sauce over them to cover, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to a simmer, and cook until the sauce is thickened and the flavors have blended, about 20 minutes.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • To make this dish in an electric skillet, set the skillet to 350 degrees F/175 degrees C for simmering.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 22, 2009

I fixed this exactly as directed. I did cut the receipe in half since I was feeding only my husband and me. We both thought it was very good. I wouldn't change a thing. The steaks held together well, and beef base and worchestershire sauce flavored the steaks just right. I would suggest spraying the pan before browning the meat. I cooked in an electric skillet which was large enough to cook all of the patties at once. Thanks for a good and easy recipe.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 19, 2010

The patties were great! The "gravy" was terrible! I should've known better than to make mushroom soup for gravy. Homemade brown gravy would've been MUCH better. I salvaged my gravy by adding Kitchen Bouquet browning & seasoning sauce. I'll make these patties again, but not with canned soup.

 

52 Ratings

Jun 18, 2009

This is Wonderful. I did add some beefy Lipton onion because I didn't have the beef base on hand. I only used 1/2 packet thinking it might be to salty. 5 stars on smell & taste! Thanks for sharing!

 
Oct 15, 2010

Excellent dish. One of my wifes favorites. I do not use the bread, and do not completely cook the hamburger before smothering in gravy. Has turned into a weekly dish.

 
Apr 12, 2010

Made minor changes. I did have beef base or worchesterchire sauce so I omitted them and the fresh onion--I used a few tablespoons of onion soup mix instead. I only had 20 oz of hamburger--though I did not scale it. I added a few tbsp of the soup mix to the mushroom gravy as well (served over buttered noodles). Everyone loved it, kids and adults!

 
Nov 03, 2009

10 Stars for Quick & Easy! The gravy is a wonderful taste. I too used 1/2 packet of Beefy onion. As the recipe states this can be easily tweaked to your liking. It is fast & Easy & thats what i look for. Taste is well & you can put your own spin or creation on it!

 
Oct 30, 2011

On the whim I searched for smothered HS and found this recipe!! I was tired of the humdrum of spaghetti and hamburger helper (dont hold it against me I havent made that in MONTHS). I made this this past Wed and the kids loved it, I JUST made it again tonight. I left a few out of the gravy and the kids made their own hamburgers with them...lol. Thanks for the wonderful recipe!!

 
Jun 17, 2014

Always a wiinner in my kitchen! 8, 11 & 16 yr old girls and myself enjoy this dish. Made exactly as listed. (Mom's on a diet:) Okay I lied, I used wheat bread instead of white...

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 298 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.7 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 127 mg
  • 42%
  • Fat
  • 17.9 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 25 g
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 777 mg
  • 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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