Poor Man's Steak

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by KimmieOH

This is a recipe my mom has used for years - it's quite good actually!

Top Review by bullwinkle

My family always called this Mock Dhicken Fried Steak. Except for the onion it is the same. It is such a quick dish to fix. When my children were growing up I could fix this and everyone including the world's pickiest eater ( my daughter) would eat this without fussing. The addition of the onion made it taste even better. Thanks KimmieOH. Bullwinkle.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup milk
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup cracker crumb
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 onion, chopped fine
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup or 1 can cream of onion soup


  1. Mix well and shape in a loaf.
  2. Let it sit in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Slice in pieces and fry until brown.
  4. Put slices in layers in a roasting pan spread cream of mushroom soup over the top – making sure to cover each piece.
  5. Bake 1 hour at 325 degrees.

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