Red Eye Gravy
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Red Eye Gravy
Red Eye Gravy

Try a southern tradition -- a gravy that combines pan drippings with coffee.

Servings: 32 servings
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Bacon slices, raw
2 lb
2 cups
Water, cold approx. 50°F
4 lb
8 cups
Coffee, brewed
4 lb
8 cups
Grease, reserved from cooking bacon
7.50 oz
1 cup
  1. Cook bacon in skillet until brown. Drain and reserve bacon grease.
  2. Chop bacon into medium-size pieces; set aside.
  3. Combine gravy mix and 1 1/2 cups of the water in mixing bowl. Stir with a wire whisk until lumps are dissolved.
  4. Bring remaining water and brewed coffee to a boil in a heavy sauce pan.
  5. Add dissolved gravy and water mixture to the sauce pan. Whisk until well blended and sauce thickens, about 1 minute then remove from heat.
  6. Stir in bacon grease and cooked, chopped bacon until well blended.

  • For a smoother sauce, use the cooked bacon for other uses and only add the bacon grease to the sauce recipe.
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Nutrition Information

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Serving Size:
1 serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
3g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
720mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
4g
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

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