Salisbury Steak with Mushrooms and Madeira

salisbury steak

A delicious and hearty weeknight meal.  Enjoy!

Salisbury Steak with Mushrooms and Madeira Serves 4
4 slices bacon, cooked until crisp
2 slices white bread
1/4 cup milk
1 3/4 pounds ground sirloin
1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper
3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 pounds mushrooms, sliced
5 teaspoons flour
1 cup beef broth
3 tablespoons Maderia wine
2 tablespoons chives, minced (optional, for garnish)

Dice the bacon strips and cook until crisp.  Drain on paper towels. Remove crusts from the bread.  Soak the bread in milk until soft.  Squeeze out excess milk.  Lightly mix the bread, the ground sirloin, salt, a dash of pepper, and 2 teaspoons of the worcestershire sauce, until thoroughly combined.  Shape into 4 oval patties, about 1 to 1 1/2″ thick. Preheat the broiler and grease the broiler pan .  Broil patties approximately 6 minutes on each side, or until you have reached your desired doneness.  Remove from heat source and place on plate, cover with foil. To make the sauce:  Melt the butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.  Add the mushrooms and saute for about 3 minutes.  Blend in flour and cook one minute longer.  Slowly add broth and cook until thickened.  Add the Madeira and remaining teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce.  Pour over the steaks, then sprinkle on chives and bacon bits.  Serve immediately Serve with mashed potatoes and green beans.


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