USMC SOS

USMC SOS

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"My dad was in the Marine Corps and remembers eating this dish often. It's a simple recipe consisting of ground beef mixed with milk, margarine and beef broth. It's also good using ground sausage. Serve this dish over toast."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 458 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 458 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 37 g
  • 57%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 22.3 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 117 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 339 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Brown the ground beef in a medium skillet over medium-high heat, until meat is no longer pink. Drain excess fat and set aside.
  2. Melt the butter or margarine in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Slowly add the flour, stirring constantly, to form a brown roux.
  3. Pour in beef broth and milk, mixing well. Add ground beef, then season with salt and pepper to taste.

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Most helpful positive review

I ate a small mountain of SOS in various mess halls. This recipe isn't bad but its not authentic USMC SOS. I added diced onion, garlic powder, worchester sauce and a dash of hot sauce. That i...

Most helpful critical review

This recipie although somewhat tasty is not the USMC SOS recipie. Wherw is the onions, garlic Worcesttershire Sauce, Soy Sauce? The "REAL USMC SOS" contains these ingredients.

I ate a small mountain of SOS in various mess halls. This recipe isn't bad but its not authentic USMC SOS. I added diced onion, garlic powder, worchester sauce and a dash of hot sauce. That i...

Make this way for great results: 1. In a Large Skillet brown 1 pound of VERY LEAN ground beef. 2. Turn OFF heat. 3. Add to the cooked beef: 1/4 cup softened butter, 1/2 cup flour, 2 tsp...

This recipie although somewhat tasty is not the USMC SOS recipie. Wherw is the onions, garlic Worcesttershire Sauce, Soy Sauce? The "REAL USMC SOS" contains these ingredients.

My husband grew up eating this dish so I decided to try it out. This recipe was DELICIOUS!!! The evaporated milk and beef broth is the key to this recipe. The only addition I made was to add ...

I've been looking for a way to stretch the dinner dollars when I found this recipe. My family of three loved it, and would have eaten more, so next time I won't cut the recipe back. I did add a ...

Really good! I made a few alterations. first, I used onion and garlic in browning the meat. worchesteshire sauce as others added too. the ratio of fat to flour in the roux didnt' work for me. ...

This recipe was soooo very bland. It's good to get you started but it definitely needed work. I added diced onion while browning the meat then seasoned it with garlic powder and a little seaso...

This was the best S.O.S. I've ever had. I had it in the joint for the 3 years I was in, but it never tasted so good.

I just made this for my husband and he loved it. I used skim milk and added 1 tsp of garlic salt and 1 tsp of onion salt. Very delicious, thanks!