Granny's Red Eye Gravy

Ham gravy made from my great grandmother's recipe


prep 0:05       total 0:10


6 servings



1 lg. slice of country ham
1/4 cup of black coffee
1 cup of water


Fry the ham at a medium-low temperature in a little oil until brown on both side. Remove ham to a plate. In the grease, add the coffee. Bring to a boil. Pour out liquid into another bowl. Add a cup of water and bring to boil. Stir the brown bits on the bottom of the skillet. Pour this into the bowl and mix thoroughly. Put back into the skillet and boil another couple of minutes to reduce.

Author's Comments

Can be served over hot biscuits or mashed potatoes. Coffee is optional. You need to make this with a good country ham. Regular ham just isn't as good.

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