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Salisbury steak in mushroom gravy is a quick dinner option that's ready in 30 minutes.
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5 from 29 votes

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

This classic salisbury steak is smothered in a mushroom and onion gravy and is ready in just 30 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 507kcal
Author: Sarah


For the steaks:

  • 1 1/4 pounds ground beef, 90% lean
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, or equal parts dried basil, dried oregano and dried thyme -- OPTIONAL
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

For the gravy:

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  • In a large bowl, mix together the beef, breadcrumbs, onion, Italian seasoning, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, egg and salt and pepper.
  • Form the meat mixture into 4 equal sized oval shaped patties.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat.
  • Place the patties in the pan in a single layer. Cook for 5-6 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Remove the meat from the pan. Place on a plate and cover with foil. 
  • Melt the butter in the pan. Add the onion and mushrooms and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 3-5 minutes or until vegetables have softened. Whisk in the beef broth, ketchup and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a simmer.
  • In a small bowl, mix the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of cold water.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture to the pan and whisk until smooth. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until sauce has just thickened.
  • Add the meat back to the pan and spoon the gravy over the top. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.


RECIPE BY SARA from Dinner At The Zoo.


Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 155mg | Sodium: 645mg | Potassium: 747mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 278IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 4mg