Baked Fake Steak with Gravy

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  • Published May 22nd
  • Ready In1d 1h 20m
  • Servings12
  • Calories272
Don't let the time scare you. This is an easy, simple and good recipe for using hamburger, or any ground meat. This is good to mix one day and bake the next. Goes well with noodles, rice or mashed potatoes.

Baked Fake Steak with Gravy Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Baked Fake Steak with Gravy for 12 servings:

  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 17 saltine crackers, finely crushed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed beef and mushroom soup
  • 1 (.75 ounce) packet dry brown gravy mix

Baked Fake Steak with Gravy Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook1h
  • Ready In1d 1h 20m

To cook Baked Fake Steak with Gravy, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Baked Fake Steak with Gravy is about 1 hour , and you can serve your Baked Fake Steak with Gravy within 1 day 1 hour 20 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Baked Fake Steak with Gravy easily:

  1. 1 In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, saltine crackers and milk. Season with garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper, and mix until well blended. Line a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan with waxed paper. Press the beef mixture firmly into the pan. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate 8 to 10 hours, or overnight.
  2. 2 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove plastic wrap from meat, and rub flour over the top side of the beef. Flip out of the pan onto waxed paper, and rub flour on the other side as well. Cut into pieces (I use a pizza cutter).
  3. 3 Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the meat until browned on each side, turning only once. Remove to a 9x13 inch baking dish. In a medium bowl, mix together the water, condensed soup, and gravy mix. Pour over the meat in the dish. Cover the dish loosely with aluminum foil.
  4. 4 Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven. Serve patties and gravy with potatoes, rice, or noodles.


  • Slow Cooker
  • Brown beef, and place in slow cooker with gravy mixture. Cook on low for 5 to 8 hours.
  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 272 calories; 15.8 grams of fat; 10.2 grams of carbohydrates; 21.1 grams of protein; 71 milligrams of cholesterol; 394 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jun 27th 2010

    Everyone loves this!

  2. Dec 17th 2008

    This is a fantastic recipe! This is a keeper because everyone in the family enjoys it every time I make it, which is about once a week. I have been making it for several years now and I have ...

  3. Nov 13th 2006

    I just love this baked fake steak with gravy but I do something a little different. I use the George Foreman Grill to cook the hamburger steak. Then I put the hamburger steak and gravy mix i ...

  4. Jul 22nd 2006


  5. Mar 9th 2006

    I made a few changes to this recipe the next time I made it. I added 2 packages of onion soup mix, 1 regular size box of stovetop stuffing mix, worchestershire sauce. My family ate it up.

  6. Apr 12th 2005

    this recipe has amazing potential! i made it the first time exactly as the recipe listed and it turned out ok. the second time i changed a few things and it was amazing! first, you must pa ...

  7. Nov 10th 2002

    Very good! I took a big shortcut though, made the meat mixture, shaped it into oval 'burgers', browned on both sides, topped it w/fresh mushrooms, then the gravy mixture. Then I covered it ...

  8. Sep 9th 2002

    Nice Salisbury Steak substitute... I like to add extra mushrooms and serve over mashed potatoes. Downside - I tend to eat waaaaay too much of this recipe based on the goodness factor.

  9. Aug 26th 2002

    This recipe tastes great and easy to make. The whole family loved it. It was enough to fill up the family including 2 teenage boys.