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Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers

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These Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers are such a great family-friendly weeknight meal. Ground beef, onion soup mix and seasonings mix together to form flavorful patties that cook up in a delicious gravy made with gravy mix and cream of mushroom soup. This is fabulous over mashed potatoes, rice or noodles!

Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers cooked in slow cooker garnished with parsley plated with mashed potatoes and roasted carrots

Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers are such a crowd pleaser and easy to make right in the slow cooker. 

I always love finding easy but comforting dinners that the whole family will love and that is why I love these Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers.  This is such an easy weeknight dinner that is always a family favorite. 

Beef patties get seasoned up and quickly pan-fried until browned and popped in to the slow cooker with a delicious gravy made from cream of mushroom soup and brown gravy mix.

This is amazing on pile of fluffy mashed potatoes with some roasted carrots.  But we also love them over egg noodles or white rice.

You can also add sliced onions or mushrooms to add to these.

This is such a warm, comforting, hearty meal that takes minutes to prepare and slow cooks until nice and tender all day. Your house will smell amazing. 

These Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers are going into our weekly rotation for sure! 

You have to try this recipe I know you will love it!

Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers cooked in slow cooker garnished with parsley plated with mashed potatoes and roasted carrots

You will love this recipe because it is

  • Easy and fast
  • Crowd-pleaser
  • Perfect for parties
  • Great weeknight meal
  • Family-friendly
  • Slow Cooker meal

Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers cooked in slow cooker garnished with parsley plated with mashed potatoes and roasted carrots

How to make these Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers

  1. Full recipe below.
  2. Combine the ground beef, onion soup mix, worcheshire sauce, steak seasoning, egg and bread crumbs.
  3. Mix well and divide into 4 patties.
  4. Brown the patties 2-3 minutes on each side until they are browned.
  5. Remove from pan and place into the bottom of your slow cooker.
  6. Combine the cream of mushroom, water and brown gravy mix and pour into slow cooker.
  7. Cover and cook on low 6 hours or high 4 hours.
  8. Serve!

Ingredients you need

  • Full recipe below
  • Lean ground beef- I like to use lean because it shrinks less while cooking.
  • Dry onion soup mix- This is the secret ingredient to the flavor of these burgers.
  • Worcheshire sauce- Gives the burgers their savory flavor.
  • Steak seasoning- I use McCormick but use your favorite!
  • Egg- To help bind everything together.
  • Bread crumbs- Helps keeps the patties formed.
  • Cream of mushroom soup- Gives the gravy it’s base.
  • Water- To make the gravy.
  • Brown gravy mix- Thickens the gravy up.
  • Parsley- just there to add a pop of color

This is the slow cooker I like to use – Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker

Can I use any other meat?

Yes! You could use ground turkey or pork if you like.

Can I use another soup?

If you don’t like mushroom you can substitute the cream of mushroom for cream of chicken or cream of onion or even cream of celery would be great in this.

What can I add to this?

You can add sliced onions to the slow cooker or fresh mushrooms. 

How to store the leftovers?

Just store this in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. 

How should I serve These Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers?

I like to serve this over mashed potatoes, rice or egg noodles.

 

Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers cooked in slow cooker garnished with parsley plated with mashed potatoes and roasted carrots

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Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers cooked in slow cooker garnished with parsley plated with mashed potatoes and roasted carrots

Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes

These Slow Cooker Smothered Hamburgers are such a great family-friendly weeknight meal. Ground beef, onion soup mix and seasonings mix together to form flavorful patties that cook up in a delicious gravy made with gravy mix and cream of mushroom soup. This is fabulous over mashed potatoes, rice or noodles!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 1 tablespoon worcheshire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon steak seasoning
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (0.87) envelope brown gravy mix
  • Parsley for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine the ground beef, onion soup mix, worcheshire sauce, steak seasoning, egg and bread crumbs.
  1. Mix well and divide into 4 patties.
  2. In a large skillet over medium high heat brown the patties 2-3 minutes on each side until they are browned.
  3. Remove from pan and place into the bottom of your slow cooker.
  4. In a bowl combine the cream of mushroom, water and brown gravy mix.
  5. Pour the gravy mix over the burgers.
  6. Cover and cook on low 6 hours or high 4 hours. 
  7. Serve!

Notes

  • You can use ground turkey if you like. 
  • You can use cream of onion soup or even cream of chicken soup if you don’t prefer mushrooms.
  • You can add sliced onions and mushrooms to the slow cooker as well. 
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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