Smothered Hamburger Steaks

Hamburger Steaks with Mushrooms and Onions make a hearty, delicious meal any night of the week! The vegetables are sautéed together until browned, then seasoned with a little red wine and beef broth to deglaze the pan. Smother the juicy burgers with this combination then top with some cheddar gruyere cheese for that finishing comfort food touch.

Smothered Hamburger Steaks

This meaty comfort food recipe is made with Certified Angus Beef for that best beef flavor. This low carb dish is a warm and delicious meal that can be ready to serve in under 30 minutes!

Beef: The ultimate comfort food!

It’s not a secret that we love beef in the Grumpy house. Whenever I need something delicious and nutritious as well as fast, I always turn to beef. Ground beef is one of my favorites. There are so many different ways to enjoy it and it is always one of the easiest ways to put a meal on your table fast!

Recipes like Hamburger Soup, Spicy Sweet Chili Bowl, Grilled Reuben Burgers, and Meatball Chili make it on our table often! All of these are easy and delicious recipes that have become favorites in our home!

Smothered Hamburger Steaks

How to make Hamburger Steaks!

For this recipe I went with 85% lean ground Certified Angus Beef®. This gave me a little more fat to help keep the steaks juicy, as well as lean enough for the fat content to not be too high for our diet. I added some worcestershire sauce to deepen the flavor of the beef as well as salt and pepper. That is all this burger needs for a tasty burger on it’s own!

Ingredients for the recipe include diced onions, mushrooms, ground beef

Add the seasonings to your ground beef and mix with your hands until combined.

ground beef in a clear mixing bowl with seasonings on top

Shape the beef mixture into patties.

raw shaped ground hamburger steaks on a paper plate

Heat oil in skillet until hot and place hamburger steaks in skillet.

placing hamburger steak in hot skillet with oil

Cook hamburger steaks until well browned on both sides.

Hamburger steaks browned in skillet

Once the burgers have cooked a few minutes on each side, you remove them and cook the mushrooms and onions. This is where the over the top goodness comes in!

Sauteing onions and mushrooms in skillet

Once the vegetables are sauteed, you will create your sauce by thickening with a little flour and adding some red wine and beef broth. Then you will add the burgers back to the pan and bury them with the mushroom and onion mixture.

Smothered Hamburger Steaks with Onions and Mushrooms and cheese on top.

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I love to use my Lodge Cast Iron Skillet for this recipe! I I highly recommend it and love how it gives a nice crispy brown exterior to the hamburger steaks. It holds heat and disperses it evenly!

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Smothered Hamburger Steaks
Yield: 4

Smothered Hamburger Steaks

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Hamburger Steaks are smothered with mushrooms and onions, a little red wine and beef broth. Top with some cheddar gruyere cheese for a tasty dinner in less than 30 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground Certified Angus Beef
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 8 oz baby portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsalted beef stock
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 4 oz slices cheddar-gruyere cheese

Instructions

  1. Combine beef, 1 teaspoons oil, Worcestershire, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in a bowl; mix with hands. Divide into 4 portions, shaping each into a patty.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil to pan and swirl to coat. Add patties to pan and cook 3 minutes on each side. Remove patties from pan. cooked beef patties in the skillet
  3. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan and swirl to coat. Add onion and mushrooms to pan. Cook until mushrooms are browned. Sprinkle with flour, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper; cook 2 minutes. Sauteing onions and mushrooms in skillet
  4. Add wine and beef stock to pan. Cook 1 minute or until thickened and slightly reduced, stirring frequently. Move onion mixture to sides of pan and return patties to pan. Spoon onion mixture over patties. Place 1 oz cheese slice over each patty. Cover and cook or until cheese melts (about 2-3 minutes)

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1/4 recipe

Amount Per Serving Calories 660Total Fat 48gSaturated Fat 20gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 22gCholesterol 156mgSodium 911mgCarbohydrates 7gNet Carbohydrates 5gFiber 2gSugar 3gProtein 47g

Nutrition information is provided as a courtesy, but will vary depending on the specific brands of ingredients you use. Please consult with your doctor regarding specific health needs.

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About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.

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  13. Christie January 8, 2017 at 11:43 am - Reply

    5 stars
    I’m drooling! These look so good. We make something similar, but not with onions and cheese on top. I’ll be trying this recipe for sure!

  14. Liz January 8, 2017 at 12:19 pm - Reply

    I just made my mom’s hamburger steak recipe on Friday. It’s topped with plain ol’ bacon. Next time it will be onions, mushrooms and cheese! Fabulous recipe, Shelby!

  15. anne January 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm - Reply

    this looks so good!

  16. Christina A Thomas January 8, 2017 at 6:26 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    This looks so good! Gruyere adds the perfect touch. I’m saving this for my next meal!

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    A winner in my book!

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  20. Karly January 9, 2017 at 12:51 pm - Reply

    YTjfekjah. Sorry, had to wipe the drool off of the keyboard before I started typing. This looks stinking DELICIOUS- I can already hear my hubby and teenager begging for this on a weekly basis!

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    YUMMO!!! LOve these smothered burgers….

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    This sounds super delicious!

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    Those onions and mushrooms are calling my name!

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    Adding this to our meal plan for next week!

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    This sounds so comforting!

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    5 stars
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  29. Emilia March 10, 2018 at 11:30 am - Reply

    My husband surprised me with dinner and made the smothered hamburger much to my surprise, he toasted onion hamburger buns served them like a regular hamburger, then he topped them with extra sauce. It was so delicious, I was one very happy wife. ?

    • Shelby March 10, 2018 at 12:22 pm - Reply

      I’m so happy to hear this Emilia! Your one lucky wife too! If only I could get Grumpy to cook for me more often. lol Thanks for letting me know!

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