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Amish Hamburger Steak Bake

With its rich history and simple yet delicious flavors, Amish cuisine has always held a special place in the hearts of food enthusiasts around the world. Each dish is a reflection of the Amish way of life, emphasizing the use of fresh, wholesome ingredients, and traditional cooking methods. One such recipe that has become a family favorite over the years is the Amish Hamburger Steak Bake. Bursting with hearty flavors and tender meat, this dish is both comforting and satisfying. It reminds me of a cherished childhood memory when my grandmother would spend hours in the kitchen, preparing this delightful meal for our family gatherings.

As the heavenly aroma of this savory bake wafts through the kitchen, it immediately transports me back in time. I can still vividly remember sitting around the dining table, eagerly waiting for my grandmother to bring out the golden-brown dish, bubbling with flavors. The tender, juicy hamburger steak, nestled in creamy gravy, creates a harmonious balance of flavors and textures. It’s a dish that not only fills your belly but also warms your soul, leaving you with unforgettable memories.


2 pounds ground beef
1 1/2 cups saltine crackers, crumbled (1 pack of crackers, approximately)
1 cup milk
1/2-1 teaspoon Italian herbs
1/2 teaspoon powdered onion
1/2 teaspoon powdered garlic
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Flour, for coating
Salt and freshly ground pepper, as desired

For the gravy:
1 1/2 cups milk
2 (10.75 oz.) cans condensed mushroom cream soup


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease 9×13 baking dish.

2. In a bowl, mix 2 lbs minced beef, 1 1/2 cups crumbled saltine crackers, 1 cup whole milk, 1/2 tsp Italian herbs, 1/2 tsp powdered garlic, 1/2 tsp powdered onion, 1/4 tsp cayenne, salt, and pepper.

3. Shape the mixture into 1/2-inch-thick hamburger steaks. Dredge them in flour.

4. Brown the steaks in a skillet over medium-high heat, then transfer them to a baking dish.

5. Whisk together 2 cans condensed mushroom soup and 1 1/2 cups whole milk. Pour the mixture over the steaks in the baking dish.

6. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes until cooked through and the gravy is bubbly.

7. Let it rest briefly before serving. Garnish however you choose! Enjoy with your choice of side dishes.

Deliciously simple yet incredibly flavorsome, this Amish Hamburger Steak Bake is a delightful addition to any family meal or gathering. The combination of ingredients and traditional cooking methods lend it an authentic Amish touch that will leave you yearning for more. So, save this recipe, gather your loved ones around the table, and create your own cherished memories with this classic Amish dish.

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