Beef and Bacon Milk Gravy. Often referred to as just water gravy, though it's the best base for our milk-based classic white peppered gravy, what a lot of folks also call sawmill gravy, and what we use on things like classic chicken fried steak. This version of "bacon gravy" is made the same way, but without the milk for a more savory and less rich version. My grandmother used to make the BEST milk gravy!
I came across this recipe in a Cooking with Paula Deen magazine and I think this is very close to what my grandmother used to make! You read that correctly, I'm saying that a glorious thing called bacon gravy really exists. It's like liquid bacon that you can pour over your meat and potatoes. You can cook Beef and Bacon Milk Gravy using 8 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Beef and Bacon Milk Gravy
- It’s 1/4 lb of ground beef.
- It’s 4 slices of bacon.
- Prepare 3 tbs of flour.
- Prepare 2 cups of milk.
- You need of Black pepper.
- Prepare of Garlic powder.
- You need of Red pepper flakes.
- Prepare of Brown sugar.
This gravy is easy to make and can be made ahead and re-heated in a saucepan just before serving. Beef and Bacon Milk Gravy Used for breakfast biscuits & gravy. Country Bacon Gravy is equally delicious as it is easy to make. We are a biscuits and gravy loving family.
Beef and Bacon Milk Gravy step by step
- Pre cook bacon. Leave fat in pan, but remove bacon..
- Add ground beef. Brown. Leave fat. If using less than 20% fat add a tbs of butter..
- Add flour. Toast for a minute. Add in seasonings..
- Add milk. Bring to a boil.
- Crumble in bacon.
Typically, I make my Country Sausage Gravy to go with my homemade biscuits. In that recipe, I say for you to cook up breakfast sausage for the gravy, but I always make my own Sage Breakfast Sausage from ground pork. Homemade biscuits and gravy is so much better. Add a little more salt and pepper and stir this over medium heat until the flour is slightly browned (just a few minutes). Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich "Stew Meat.