This Ground Beef Meal makes a tasty, fast meal for a busy weeknight or anytime. 100% bariatric friendly! One pound ground beef is transformed.

Serve with roasted Parmesan cauliflower or a tomato cucumber salad!


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • One 8 ounce package mushrooms, diced
  • 1 pound lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/4 cups beef broth or a beef cube dissolved in 1 1/4 cups hot water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup


  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; saute onions and mushrooms until liquid has evaporated and vegetables are softened - 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Transfer to small bowl to cool. Removed half of the mixture to a cutting board and coarsely chop.
  • In large bowl, mix beef, egg, cooled chopped vegetables, 1 tablespoon Worcestershire, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  • Shape beef mixture into 6 oval patties, about 1 inch thick.
  • Cook the beef patties in the non stick skillet over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side turning once.
  • Add the reserved mushrooms and onions back to pan.
  • Blend the beef broth with the cornstarch, ketchup and 1 tablespoon Worcestershire.
  • Add the mixture to the pan and heat to boiling - stirring constantly until gravy is glossy and thick.
  • Heat for a few minutes and serve.
April 03, 2020
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