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Hamburger Gravy

Easy Creamed Hamburger Gravy is an old fashioned classic dish made of ground beef, creamy milk, a few staple pantry items, and lots of love. This is a stick to your ribs kind of meal that is sure to fill you up and bring comfort to your soul.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ground Beef Gravy, Hamburger Gravy
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Nikki Lee


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp black pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp dried minced onion
  • 4 tbsp salted butter
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk (I use whole milk)


  • In a skillet, over medium high heat, season lean ground beef with salt, pepper, garlic salt and dried minced onion and cook until done, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Add butter into ground beef and melt. Sprinkle the flour over the top of the ground beef and stir. Cooking the flour in for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Slowly pour in the milk and whisk or stir to incorporate into the flour and beef. Stir occasionally let cook until it thickens. About 5 or so minutes. 
  • Serve immediately over mashed potatoes, toast, buttered noodles or rice.