This is my hubby’s fave dish, but I’m often in a crunch and have no time for anything fancy. This recipe is like a cheat code

Dive into the heart of American comfort food with this easy Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak recipe. Transforming the classic, ground beef delight into a hassle-free, sumptuous meal, this dish brings traditional flavors into your modern life with minimal effort. Paired with sides like creamy mashed potatoes and fresh steamed vegetables, each bite is a warm embrace of rich flavors and hearty satisfaction.


2 pounds lean ground beef
1/2 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
1 envelope dry onion soup mix
1/4 cup all-purpose flour, for dredging
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cans (10.5 ounces each) condensed cream of chicken soup
1 envelope dry au jus mix
3/4 cup water
Pro Tip: Opt for lower-sodium versions of the soup and seasoning packets to control sodium intake. For fans of mushroom gravy, explore variations like our Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy recipe.

Mix and Shape: In a bowl, blend ground beef, breadcrumbs, and onion soup mix. Form into 8 oval patties.

Dredge Patties: Coat each patty in flour, ensuring even coverage.

Brown Patties: Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Brown patties on each side (about 3-4 minutes per side) then transfer to your slow cooker.

Create the Sauce: Combine cream of chicken soup, au jus mix, and water in a bowl. Whisk until smooth. Pour over the patties in the slow cooker.

Slow Cook: Cover and set to cook on low for 4-5 hours until the patties are tender and cooked through.

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