If you’re looking for a really good ground steak recipe, give this French Onion Salisbury Steaks on Italian Baguette Recipe a try; it’s delicious. This is a simple recipe to put together and doesn’t require much prep or cooking time.
These French Onion Steaks are served over baguette cheese toast with a delicious sauce served over the top. I have included the recipe for the homemade cheese toast, but you could use store-bought if you wish to do so.
To Serve – place burgers on the toast/ with onions and sauce poured over the top.
French Onion Salisbury Steaks on Italian Baguette
- 1 pound ground sirloin (or another type of lean ground beef)
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
- 2 tablespoons of scallions (thinly sliced)
- 1 3/4 teaspoons salt (divided)
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoons +1 teaspoon flour
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 large onion (sliced)
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 3 cloves of garlic (minced)
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 2 cups beef broth
- 1/4 cup red wine
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- While patties are cooking prepare cheese bread according to directions below.
- Cheese Toast Ingredients
- 4 slices Italian baguette bread (cut diagonally)
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (room temperature)
- 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/8 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
- 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan
- In a large bowl using your hands combine ground sirloin, parsley, scallions, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper; divide and form into 4 patties, about 1 inch thick, and set aside.
- Place 2 tablespoons of flour into a shallow dish large enough for the patties. Coat each patty with the flour.
- Place the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Cook patties on both sides until nicely browned- remove from the skillet and set aside.
- Using the same skillet add the onions sprinkled with the sugar, and saute until they start to brown.
- Stir in the tomato paste and garlic – continue cooking until the paste starts to darken, and then mix in the remaining teaspoon of flour; cook one minute, and then mix in the wine, beef broth, 3/4 teaspoon salt and thyme.
- Return patties to the skillet, bring to a boil, and then reduce heat to medium-low and cook covered to the desired doneness.
- Preheat oven to 400F.
- In a small bowl combine the butter, paprika, and garlic; spread the mixture over one side of each bread slice.
- Place the bread on a baking sheet-combine the cheeses together and sprinkle the cheese over each slice of bread. Bake until cheese is melted and the bread starts to brown.