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U.S. Navy Minced Beef On Toast

U.S. Navy Minced Beef On Toast


"In the Navy this is served over toast at breakfast."
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30 m servings 217 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 14.2 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 13.3 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 161 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef and onions until beef is evenly browned; do not drain. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in flour 1 tablespoon at a time, until beef juices have been absorbed.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, tomato juice, and water. Simmer on low heat to thicken.
  3. Stir in nutmeg and sugar; simmer until flavors are blended well.

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  1. 31 Ratings

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As a Marine aboard the USS Henrico on my way to Viet Nam, I had the pleasure of eating Navy Chow. This dish above all was my favorite. I haven't had this for over 44 years and now I've found i...

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This is not bad, but like Smokin'Chris, I never ate this in the U.S. Navy. They used dried been and it was mixed in a white sauce (SOS). Someone complained about the navy food, saying this was...

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As a Marine aboard the USS Henrico on my way to Viet Nam, I had the pleasure of eating Navy Chow. This dish above all was my favorite. I haven't had this for over 44 years and now I've found i...

One of the few dishes in the Navy I could keep down. Served at most of my commands every Sunday for brunch!

i've been looking for this recipe for over 40yrs. many thanks!! we had it over bisquites & [esp.] diced potatoes [very good] many thx. eugene

We called the stuff "s*** on a shingle" but we sure ate it. This recipe eats better than I recall the original did. The hungrier you are, the better it tastes.

This definitely brought back memories of my Navy days and breakfast aboard the ships on which I served! When I first saw the stuff on the serving line, I thought it a bit strange to have for br...

This is by far the most easiest and yummiest mince dish i have ever eaten i have made it for heaps of people and everyone is demanding me to make it more often at their parties thank you for put...

if you don't have nutmeg you can use mace as an acceptable substitute. We use to use both spices when we made it just used 1/2 the amt for each one. if you don't have diced tomatoes use whole t...

My Navy pilot husband just put this recipe in front of me...with a big smile. He'd been looking for one for years since he'd served on the USS Kearsarge aircraft carrier during Vietnam. He sai...

When I was in the Navy, early 60s, I was a cook. Navy SOS always was a favorite. On the 2 different submarine tenders I was on we served it regularly. I don't know about the rest of the Navy ...

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