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James Beard's Hamburger Steak
Submitted by: Jane Mahan, Elm Springs, AR
I love James Beard's cookbooks. The following is a simple, delicious recipe from his "Beard On Food" for his version of hamburger steak.
grate an onion (letting the juice drip into the meat) over the patted out ground
Mix in 1 to 2 tablespoons of heavy cream or Half-Half.
into patties, and add a little black pepper.
Fry for 4 to 5 minutes on each side over high heat in a heavy cast iron skillet (or similar heavy skillet) in a little butter mixed with oil to keep the butter from burning.
Time depends on how you like the inside cooked.
just before serving.
Serve either on a buttered, toasted bun, or with sliced tomatoes & home fried potatoes.