Celiac.com 01/07/2014 - Anyone who ate aluminium-trayed tv dinners or school lunches in a certain era, likely knows, and possibly loves, Salisbury steak. Others may know its microwaveable descendants from the supermarket frozen aisle.

Either way, Salisbury steak is one of those foods that evokes strong memories, and this simple, easy-to-make recipe delivers a tasty, gluten-free version of that old favorite.

Photo: CC--hexidecimalIngredients:

  • 1½ pounds ground beef
  • ½ cup crushed Rice Chex or gluten-free bread crumbs
  • 5 tablespoons gluten-free instant onion soup mix
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup red wine
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon mustard powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon potato flour
  • ¼ cup ketchup

Directions:
In a large bowl, mix together ⅓ of the dry onion soup with ground beef, Rice Chex, egg, salt and black pepper.

Shape into 6 oval patties. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown both sides of patties. Pour off excess fat.

In a small bowl, blend water, potato flour and remaining dry soup until smooth. Mix in ketchup, red wine, Worcestershire sauce and mustard powder. Pour over meat in skillet.

Cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes, until sauce reduces and thickens. If necessary thicken with more potato flour, or thin with water.

Serve with rice or mashed potatoes and a side vegetable for a full helping of gluten-free comfort food.

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