Amish Poor Man’s Steak

Tender and flavorful, this Amish-inspired dish is a budget-friendly delight! It’s perfect for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank.


1 pound ground beef
1 egg
1/4 cup cracker crumbs
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup milk
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup beef broth
1 tablespoon butter

In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, egg, cracker crumbs, chopped onion, milk, salt, and pepper. Mix well and form into oval-shaped patties.
Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Brown the patties on both sides until cooked through. Remove from skillet and set aside.
In the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour to create a roux, cooking for about 1 minute.
Gradually whisk in beef broth until smooth. Cook and stir until thickened.
Return the patties to the skillet, coating them with the gravy. Simmer for an additional 10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Kcal: 280 per serving

Q: Can I use ground turkey instead of beef?
A: Yes, ground turkey can be substituted for ground beef in this recipe.

Indulge in the savory goodness of this Amish Poor Man’s Steak! It’s a classic comfort food that’s easy on the wallet and big on flavor.

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