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How to make the perfect slow cooker Salisbury steak--that gravy!

Salisbury steak is an American classic, guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser.

It's been over 100 years since this dish became a staple in our cuisine and it was originally developed as a low-carb dish. Obviously, serving it over mashed potatoes negates that, but it makes it even more delicious!

If you're looking for a hearty meal to serve this weekend, look no further than this slow-cooker Salisbury steak. Creamy, meaty, and mushroomy...how can you go wrong?

What You'll Need

For beef patties:

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 5 garlic minced
  • 2 whole eggs
  • ⅓ cup bread crumbs
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoons black pepper
  • 4 cups thinly sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 2 bay leaves

For gravy:

  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 4 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 cups no sodium beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

How To Make It

  1. Combine ground beef, egg, garlic, breadcrumbs, 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper. Make 8 (4 ounce) patties. Arrange in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Spread mushrooms and bay leaves on top of patties.
  3. To make gravy: In a bowl whisk together melted butter and flour to form a paste. While whisking, gradually add in beef broth to avoid lumps. Add in lemon juice, seasoned salt then mix.
  4. Cook on low for 7 hours or on high for 4 hours and 30 minutes.
  5. Garnish with remaining 2 tablespoons of parsley.
  6. Tip: For a thicker sauce add in 2 tablespoons of cornstarch to flour.

And there you have it! A delicious, easy, comforting food that is guaranteed to make even the pickiest eaters gobble it up!

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