US Navy Minced Beef on Toast

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Bruce Lambert
from Southwick, MA

Having been in the US Navy for almost 10 years, I missed this breakfast, and searched it out many years ago. Not sure where i found it but still enjoy this from time to time. Relive your old Navy days with this great meal.

serves 10
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2 md
    onions, chopped
  • 5 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 can
    8 oz cans diced tomatoes with juice, i used the flavored ones
  • 1 can
    5.5 oz can tomato juice, v8 works well here
  • 2 c
    hot water
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    granulated sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make

  • 1
    In a large skillet, over medium heat, brown the ground beef and onions. DO NOT DRAIN. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • 2
    Stir in flour 1 tablespoon at a time, until beef juices have been absorbed.
  • 3
    Stir in tomatoes, tomato juice and water. Simmer on low heat to thicken.
  • 4
    Stir in nutmeg and sugar, simmer until all the flavors are blended well.