Recipe | Chipped Beef Gravy

Call it what you want, chipped beef gravy, shit on shingles, prison food, whatever, it’s not pretty but I promise it tastes really good! And it’s a great filler meal in the middle of the week when you just don’t have time or you’re low on cash. I wish I could make it more often but my husband actually did work in a prison for quite awhile and the guards were forced to eat the same food the inmates were served. So this particular dish is a part of his work history he’d rather forget.


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Recipe: Chipped Beef Gravy
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Type: Main Dish
Serves: 4
  • 1 small package of Buddig Beef slices
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 TBS of butter
  • 3 TBS of flour
  • bread for toasting
  • potatoes for mashing
  1. In a deep skillet over medium heat, melt your butter.
  2. Cut beef into small pieces and sizzle in skillet for about 5 minutes
  3. Sprinkle flour over beef and butter and slightly whisk together.
  4. Pour in your milk and turn the heat up to medium-high.
  5. Continue to whisk until gravy thickens
  6. Serve over warm mashed potatoes and toast.



  1. says

    I love Chipped Beef Gravy, but I make mine just a bit different. I think it is better if you use the jarred Dried Beef and I also throw in about four beef boulion cubes per 3 jars of beef. When I make it, I make enough for a couple meals. It usually feeds the daycare lunch and then supper also, or supper then lunch the next day. Yummy!!!

  2. G. Cain says

    Good stuff! Haven’t had it in years! Thanks for posting the recipe!

    • J. Conley says

      Wal-mart or any grocery store sellings buddig beef in a package in the lunch meat section.!! and it’s cheap.. :)