Redeye Gravy replaces milk gravy on top of David's Chicken-Fried Steak. Keep this recipe on hand for breakfast, too. Redeye Gravy is great served over hot baked biscuits.

David Bull
Recipe by Southern Living January 2012

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Credit: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Annette Joseph

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
45 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
Makes about 4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat; add bacon, and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes or until done. Add ham and next 3 ingredients; sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until onion is translucent. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add flour. Cook, stirring constantly, 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown.

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  • Slowly whisk in milk and next 2 ingredients; bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring often, 14 to 18 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in chives and pepper.

Source

Second Bar + Kitchen, Austin, Texas

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