AMISH COUNTRY POOR MAN’S HAMBURGER STEAKS WITH CREAMY GRAVY
2 pounds ground beef
1 1/2 cups saltine crackers, crushed (1 sleeve of crackers, roughly)
1 cup whole milk
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
All-purpose flour, for dredging
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
2 (10.75 oz.) cans condensed cream of mushroom soup
1 1/2 cups whole milk
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
Preheat oven to 350º F and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray.
In a medium bowl, whisk together condensed cream of mushroom soup, whole milk, then stir in freshly chopped parsley. Set aside.
In a separate, large bowl, combine ground beef, crushed saltines, milk, Italian seasoning, garlic and onion powders, and cayenne, then season liberally with salt and pepper.
Using your hands or two forks, combine ingredients until just mixed. Gently form into even-sized patties.
Place 1 cup all-purpose flour (or more, as needed) in a shallow dish and dredge all patties …