S.O.S.

Hubby had been craving S.O.S. a lot lately! I hadn't made it in years and he really wanted to go OUT for a hometown diner style breakfast. Someone told us about a local diner that had it as a special every other weekend. Of course we had just missed that weekend so he had to wait almost 2 weeks until yesterday! He was soooooooooo excited and then he was soooooooooooo disappointed. It truly was S@#%! on a shingle, the dogs weren't even thrilled with the leftovers! So this morning I surprised hubby with home made Creamed Chipped Beef and I thought I would share the recipe. One of my 'secret' ingredients is serving it over sourdough toast for extra flavor. The other is using a cast iron skillet.


1/3 cup butter
1 small onion, chopped fine
1 jar Armor dried beef*, chopped small
3 tablespoons flour
1 1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (my last secret ingredient)

Melt the butter and add the onions. After about 2 minutes add the beef also. Saute' until onions are translucent. Sprinkle with pepper. Use salt sparingly (beef is pretty salty)

Sprinkle flour over the meat and onions and stir in well. The flour will burn, so work quickly. Gradually add in the milk, stirring continuously until mixture boils. Turn down heat, add the Worcestershire sauce and thicken to a gravy consistency. Serve immediately over toast.

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4 comments:

Sandra said...

OH.MY.GOODNESS that looks so good, I can't wait to try it, I think hubby is going to love it :)

Jenn said...

Hey thanks so much!! I had this at a wonderful diner in VA and it was soooo good. I am psyched to have a good recipe to try out once in a while right here now. :)

Ice House said...

yes, yes, yes...this is EXACTLY how my mom made it and it is SOOOOO GOOD!!!!!
My mouth is watering just looking at your picture.

The Blossoming Skillet said...

you just got to love a great cast iron skillet! Looks yummy!