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A white plate filled with mashed potatoes that are topped with this easy creamed hamburger gravy recipe
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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 Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ground Beef Gravy, Hamburger Gravy
Servings: 6
Calories: 304kcal


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 4 tablespoon salted butter
  • ¼ 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.


Serving: 11 serving | Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 689mg