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hamburger gravy

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

A quick and easy creamy Hamburger Gravy that is delicious over mashed potatoes, egg noodles, pasta, rice, and buttermilk biscuits. Double the recipe and freeze half for a meal next month.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For hamburger gravy

  • 1 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 sm
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • ¼ cup c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    beef broth
  • ½ c
    heavy cream or half and half
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp
    dried thyme
  • ½ tsp
    dried parsley
  • 2 pinch
    nutmeg
  • kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • fresh thyme leaves or chopped fresh italian parsley for garnish

How To Make hamburger gravy

  • 1
    Brown the ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat. When it is about halfway through the browning process add the onions and continue cooking until the ground beef is cooked through and browned and the onions are soft.
  • 2
    Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the garlic. Cook the garlic for 1 minute stirring continuously.
  • 3
    Melt the butter in the skillet with the browned beef. Sprinkle in the flour and continue cooking for 2 minutes while stirring constantly. Slowly stir in the beef broth and heavy cream until smooth.
  • 4
    Add the Worcestershire sauce, ground thyme, dried parsley, and nutmeg stirring to combine. Season with kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh thyme leaves or chopped fresh Italian parsley.
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