Southern Style Tomato Gravy Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Southern Style Tomato Gravy Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Southern Style Tomato Gravy

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"This was a staple in my home growing up and is usually served over biscuits, with corn bread, bacon, eggs, and cheesy grits."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    35 mins

Directions

  1. Cook the bacon in a large, deep skillet over medium-high heat until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Reserving the drippings in the pan, remove the bacon to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  2. Stir the butter and flour into the bacon drippings. Scrape the browned bits of food off of the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon; cook and stir together until beginning to thicken, about 3 minutes. Stir the tomatoes into the mixture, using the spoon to break the tomatoes into small pieces while cooking; season with salt and pepper. Add the cream cheese and heavy cream; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring frequently, until hot and thick, about 10 minutes.
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Nov 11, 2010

Very Good. The only thing I would change is using whole tomato's to diced tomato's since you end up cutting them up anyway. Very yummy. I opted out of the cream cheese. Need less of quantity for us 5 people.

 
Aug 30, 2011

Very tasty! Have never had tomato gravy before, but this is EASY and makes a great breakfast! Have to say it's biggest downfall is the pink color..But really was GOOD!

 

5 Ratings

Feb 01, 2012

Wanted to try something new and this was it. Fairly easy to make - I used peeled, crushed tomatoes and left out the cream cheese. It is still on the stove, haven't served it yet but my taste-testing tell me this is something that will be very versatile and I will be making it agaiin. Thanks for posting this for us Yankees, Bella.

 
Nov 23, 2011

I MAKE THIS ALL THE TIME!!!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 198 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.5 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 17.8 g
  • 27%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 688 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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