Nanny’s Hamburger Gravy

Once upon a time, in a year far, far, far, far away…( lotsa fars’) I sat in the little kitchen at my Grandparent’s house and watched them “argue” over that was for supper. I remember that Nanny always won, even when she didn’t. She wanted mashed potatoes and gravy and nothing more, Papa wanted Hamburger Steak and no gravy ( what was that man thinking, no gravy? It’s un-southern) So, here was her “compromise” ( her idea of winning) I watched her make it, it wasn’t hard at all, but it tasted like a million bucks! ( okay who came up with that line? Who was the fist person to eat a million bucks? I bet it didn’t taste like this) Easy, Budget Friendly!


1 pound ground beef

1 red bell pepper

1 purple onion ( they are so not red)

2 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce

1 1/2 tablespoons AP flour

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp Badia® Complete Seasoning ( she used season salt, I use this)

1-2 cups beef broth

Note: can be served over mashed potatoes, rice or even just over bread.

Here we go….

Brown the hamburger in a skillet over med-high heat.


While the meat is cooking, dice your veggies.


Remove the meat from the pan along with half of the fat.


Add the veggies and cook for 5-6 minutes.


Add the meat back to the pan and all of the seasonings.


Cook for 3-5 minutes then add your flour. Stir the flour in very good and cook, stirring continuously for 2-3 minutes.



Add the beef broth to the pan, one cup at a time, stirring until you get the consistency you want.

Cook covered on med-low for 10 minutes.


Serve over taters or rice. Unbelievably good!






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