Salisbury Steak Casserole

Salisbury Steak Casserole is a hearty mix of ground beef and sautéed mushrooms and onions, in an irresistible gravy that is topped with cheesy mashed potatoes all made simply in one skillet.

If you love to make casseroles then you should also try chicken cordon bleu casserole, baked spaghetti casserole, or the cheesy chicken and rice casserole.

salisbury steak topped with cheesy mashed potatoes in a cast iron skillet on a white background, by The Food Cafe.

Salisbury Steak Casserole

Life is all about time, delicious food, and eating our delicious food so when it comes to using our time wisely, casseroles are always the way to go.

This salisbury steak casserole is loaded with beef, is cooked with mushrooms and onions in a rich and mouthwatering gravy and then covered with cheesy mashed potatoes.  This is one casserole your family does not want to miss.

a black skillet on a white background with a close up of the salisbury steak casserole with cheesy mashed potatoes on top, by The Food Cafe.

Hamburger steak and hamburger stroganoff are similar to salisbury steak casserole and equally as sensational if you want to make something just a little different, but with the same amazing flavors.

What is salisbury steak?

Salisbury steak is a combination of ground beef and other ingredients, in this recipe it is mushrooms and onions, cooked in a hearty and rich gravy and served as a main dish and goes well with many side dishes.

What ingredients are needed to make salisbury steak casserole?

The ingredients needed to make salisbury steak casserole on a white background, by The Food Cafe.

  • 2 lb ground beef
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp horseradish
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix

For the gravy:

  • 1 tbsp dry onion soup mix
  • 1-1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 3-1/2 tbsp cornstarch

For the potatoes:

  • 24 oz container refrigerated mashed potatoes, heated to package directions.
  • 2 cups shredded white sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cups half and half
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • parsley for garnish

How do you make salisbury steak casserole?

  1. Turn oven on to high broil.  In a medium mixing bowl add ground beef, horseradish, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, pepper, and dry onion soup mix.  Using a large spoon or your hands combine ingredients well. Pour oil into skillet and add meat mixture, mushrooms and onions and sautée over medium high heat until meat is cooked through.  Four images showing the first steps to cooking the ground beef, mushrooms, and onions for salisbury steak by The Food Cafe.
  2. For the gravy: in a large measuring cup or mixing bowl whisk together 1 tbsp dry onion soup mix, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, water, and cornstarch.  Pour over meat mixture and mix to combine.  Cook over medium high heat stirring occasionally until gravy thickens, about 2 minutes. 
  3. Add the heated mashed potatoes to a bowl and combine with cheese, butter and half and half.  Spoon over the top of meat mixture and put in the oven under high broil for 3-5 minutes. Garnish with parsley and serve. 

How is salisbury steak different from meatloaf?

Meatloaf is normally cooked in some type of loaf pan, sliced and can have many different types of toppings.  Salisbury steak is cooked more in patty or steak form and is made with some type of gravy.  For this recipe you will cook the ground beef without making it into patties or steaks.

Salisbury steak casserole in a white bowl on a white background served with a black fork and garnished with fresh chopped parsley by The Food Cafe.

Salisbury steak casserole is the perfect dish to feed your family.  It is bursting with flavor, is full of hearty beef and mushroom gravy and goes amazing with the cheesy mashed potatoes right on top, I promise you won’t be disappointed.

What sides go with salisbury steak casserole?

skillet cornbread

stuffed jalapeno poppers

watermelon feta salad

Italian pasta salad

Salisbury Steak Casserole

 

Salisbury Steak Casserole

Servings: 8 people
Salisbury Steak Casserole is a hearty mix of ground beef and sautéed mushrooms and onions, in irresistible gravy that is topped with cheesy mashed potatoes all made simply in one skillet.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 2 lb ground beef
  • 8 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 1 medium onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp horseradish
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  • For the gravy:
  • 1 tbsp dry onion soup mix
  • 1-1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 3-1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • For the potatoes:
  • 24 oz container refrigerated mashed potatoes heated to package directions.
  • 2 cups shredded white sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cups half and half
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • Turn oven on to high broil. In a medium mixing bowl add ground beef, horseradish, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, pepper, and dry onion soup mix. Using a large spoon or your hands combine ingredients well. Pour oil into skillet and add meat mixture, mushrooms and onions and sautée over medium high heat until meat is cooked through.
  • For the gravy: in a large measuring cup or mixing bowl whisk together 1 tbsp dry onion soup mix, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, water, and cornstarch. Pour over meat mixture and mix to combine. Cook over medium high heat stirring occasionally until gravy thickens, about 2 minutes.
  • Add the heated mashed potatoes to a bowl and combine with cheese, butter and half and half. Spoon over the top of meat mixture and put in the oven under high broil for 3-5 minutes. Garnish with parsley and serve.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salisbury steak, salisbury steak casserole

Nutrition

Calories: 816kcal, Carbohydrates: 76g, Protein: 36g, Fat: 42g, Saturated Fat: 19g, Cholesterol: 126mg, Sodium: 703mg, Potassium: 1461mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 5g, Vitamin A: 461IU, Vitamin C: 72mg, Calcium: 282mg, Iron: 4mg

 

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