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Slow cooker salisbury steak with mushroom gravy and onions.

Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak

This slow cooker salisbury steak recipe is made with tender beef patties topped with mushroom gravy. Classic comfort food that's super simple to make!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword salisbury steak, slow cooker salisbury steak
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 332kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 lbs ground beef 80-90% lean
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick black pepper
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1 12 ounce container McCormick Simply Better Beef Gravy
  • 1/2 cup beef broth or water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  • In a large bowl, combine the beef, egg, breadcrumbs, milk, garlic powder, onion powder salt  and pepper. Mix thoroughly then shape into 6 patties.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the patties in a single layer and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • Place the mushrooms and onion in the bottom of a slow cooker. Add the patties on top.
  • Pour the gravy and beef broth into the slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 4-6 hours.
  • Remove the patties from the slow cooker and place on a plate. Cover to keep warm. 
  • Combine the cornstarch with the water and pour into the slow cooker. Turn the slow cooker to HIGH and cook for 3-5 minutes until sauce is thickened. Spoon the sauce over the patties. Top with parsley and serve.


Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 540mg | Potassium: 535mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 3.8mg