Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast: Home-Style Classic Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast is comfort food at its finest! It’s delicious, easy & quick to whip up, and tastes superb when paired with a cold beer.
What is chipped Beef? It is salted, pressed, and dried beef. These thin, flexible slices of beef are normally sold in glass jars.
Chipped beef, also known as dried beef, is often prepared from a thinner cut of meat, like beef round. For several days, the meat is submerged in a brine solution before being extracted and air-dried. Smoking the meat while it dries adds a unique taste to the already wonderful chipped beef.
The Perfect Slice of Toast for Your Chipped Beef
Pick a white loaf that can handle the weight of the topping. There are several excellent choices for bread, including brioche, sourdough, and country white. Gravy on toasted English muffins is also a delicious addition.
Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast is a classic, nostalgic dish.
This creamed chipped beef on toast is excellent for a hearty, occasional weekend breakfast thanks to its creamy, gravy-like white sauce, use of dried beef, and warm pieces of Texas toast.
The ingredients to make this Home-Style Classic Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast are fairly simple.
Butter & Flour: The recipe begins with a simple roux made of butter and flour.
Milk: Into the roux, gradually stir the warm (not cold) milk.
Dried Beef: This recipe calls for one 8-ounce jar of dried beef. You can rinse the beef before chopping it if you are sensitive to salt.
Cayenne: This adds a subtle hint of heat to the dish.
Bread: This creamed chipped beef is served on a slice of toasted bread.
3/4 pound browned, drained hamburger meat is also a great choice to make this recipe.
To make this recipe gluten-free (you should use these ingredients instead):
- Substitute all-purpose flour with cornstarch.
- Use gluten-free toast or biscuits.
To make Home-Style Classic Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast
This step-by-step recipe shows you how easy and pretty straightforward this dish is!
Step 1: Into the melted butter, whisk the flour, then gradually mix in the milk.
Step 2: Bring the mixture to a boil.
Step 3: Once boiling, stir in the dried beef and cayenne.
Step 4: Cook further until everything is warmed through.
Step 5: Finally, serve the chipped beef on toast.
My whole family adores this delightful Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast! This has been a favorite rotation at home.
Frequently Asked Questions
How to serve creamed chipped beef on toast
Gravy is traditionally served over thick, golden pieces of Texas toast, although buttermilk biscuits are also a great choice.
How to store
You can keep any leftover creamed chipped beef sauce in the fridge for up to four days. To avoid mushy mush, refrigerate the toast or biscuits in an airtight container separately from the gravy.
Reheat individual portions of gravy on the stovetop or in the microwave throughout the week. Spread the sauce on top of some toasted bread and you’ve got yourself another hearty dinner.
Can I Save Creamed Chipped Beef in the Freezer for Later Use?
The base of this chipped beef on toast freezes beautifully. Whip up a batch of the sauce, then pour them into an ice cube tray and freeze. Once frozen, transfer into a ziplock bag and store in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Once ready to assemble, put the frozen roux cube in a skillet over medium heat. Let it melt and thickened before adding the chipped beef strips along with your preferred seasoning. On warmed Texas toast, drizzle the mixture.
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