Meat Roll with Gravy

JoSele Swopes


I came up with this recipe one day when I only had 1 lb of hamburger, onions, spices, and ingredients to make biscuits to include cornstarch and 5 kids and a husband to feed. Like my husband has told me I can make something out of nothing.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
30 Min



  • 1 lb
    hamburger (browned)
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 pinch
    black pepper

  • 4 c
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 c
    cooking oil or crisco
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    water or milk
  • 1/2 stick
    butter, melted

  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 pinch
  • 2 c
    water or milk
  • 4
    beef bouillon, cubes (crumbled)
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce

How to Make Meat Roll with Gravy


  1. Preheat oven to 375*
  2. In large skillet brown 1 lb of hamburger along with spices, set aside.
  3. Biscuits: Place all dry ingredients into large bowl, either mix in cooking oil or Crisco if using Crisco use pastry cutter or fork till coarse meal like. Add water or milk a little at a time, mix add flour to mixture while kneading till dough comes away from the bowl, no longer sticky. Place on floured board roll out till 3/4 inch thick. Brush with melted butter, spread 1/2 the meat on top of biscuit dough, set the rest of the meat to the side. Spread chopped onion across the biscuit dough. (You may add shredded cheese if you like for appetizers) Roll biscuit dough up as if you are making cinnamon rolls make sure the roll is tight and pinch edges. Place seam down, using a serrated knife and flour. Dip knife into flour after each slice. Slice 1/2 inch thick and place onto cookie sheet, brush each with melted butter. Bake approximately 30 minutes or till golden brown.
  4. Next step: Gravy, with the remainder hamburger in the skillet, add spices to include bouillon, water or milk except 1/4 cup to be set aside for cornstarch mixture from last step. Heat up on medium high heat. In shaker or small bowl mix small amount of water or milk and cornstarch, stir till thickens to a gravy like consistency. If you need more cornstarch repeat last step of cornstarch and water or milk, Worcestershire Sauce. You may thin down with water or milk also. Cook till gravy comes to a boil stirring constantly.
  5. After meat rolls are baked remove, serve hot and spoon gravy over meat rolls. They can be eaten cold also.

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About Meat Roll with Gravy

Course/Dish: Beef Other Breads Gravies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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