Poor Man's Creamed Beef
This simple, 5-ingredient recipe for Poor Man's Creamed Beef is one that has stood the test of time because it is budget-friendly and also incredibly tasty. If you're in need of a quick lunch or dinner fix, this is a great go-to recipe because it's easy to prepare. Just take some dried beef, milk, flour and butter and stir everything together to creamy perfection. Slathered on toast or biscuits, there's nothing more comforting than a vintage chipped beef recipe like this one.
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard powder
- pepper, to taste
- 2 1/2 cups milk, warmed
- 1 or 2 jars dried beef
Melt the butter in a frying pan or saucepan over medium heat. Whisk until smoth.
Add the mustard powder and pepper then start adding the warm milk a little at a time whisking constantly. Whisk until smooth then bring to a boil over medium heat.
When the sauce comes to a boil, boil 1 minute or until desired thickness.
Rinse the beef under cold water and pat dry. Shred the meat.
Add meat to the sauce and heat.
- Serve over toast, waffles or biscuits.