Sunday, January 24, 2010

Hamburger Steak with Mushroom Gravy

2 honey-wheat bread slices
1 pound ground round
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 cup beef broth
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 (8-oz.) package sliced fresh mushrooms

1. Process bread slices in a food processor 10 seconds or until finely chopped. Place breadcrumbs in a mixing bowl; add ground round and next 4 ingredients. Gently combine until blended, using your hands. Shape into 4 (4-inch) patties.

2. Whisk together beef broth and cornstarch.

3. Cook patties in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 2 minutes on each side or just until browned. Remove patties from skillet. Add mushrooms to skillet, and sauté 6 minutes or until tender. Stir in broth mixture, and bring to a light boil. Return patties to skillet, and spoon gravy over each patty. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 8 to 10 minutes.

--Adapted from Southern Living magazine

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