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5 Tasty Recipes for Country Ham and Red Eye Gravy

This country classic just got better.

You love that first meal of the day. Eggs, ham, country gravy – there’s nothing like a full breakfast and a hot cup of coffee. But what if that coffee was the main ingredient to amazing gravy? It is!

Sometimes you don’t want to mess with a good thing. However, when it comes country ham and red eye gravy there are some tricks that will change your morning routine for the better.

5. The basics of red eye gravy

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Southsidermagazine.com

We’ll start with the simplest recipe – red eye gravy is one of the most basic gravies you can make because it uses no thickening agent. The fat from the ham is crucial. Pile it all on a mountain of hash browns or grits, and you’ll have breakfast in no time.

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4. Ham and black eyed gravy danish

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Saveur.com

A unique spin on a savory breakfast danish. Everything you love about the morning is topped on this delicious flaky danish. Some ingredients that you might not already have for this are grated Pecorino Romano, sherry vinegar and heavy cream. Thinly shave the ham to perfect this danish.

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3. Buttermilk Biscuits with Country Ham, Red Eye Gravy and Molasses

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Taylortakesataste.com

Molasses sounds weird right? Don’t be thrown off. The subtle sweetness adds the perfect balance. The molasses red eye gravy is very simple. Just use strong black coffee, unsalted butter, water and unsulphured molasses. Then, top the buttermilk ham biscuits with a little extra molasses.

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2. Next to fried eggs and grits

Biscuits & Such
Biscuits & Such

If you are looking to brush up on a traditional country breakfast recipe, look at this one. It’s simple to make for one, two or even 16 people. Throw in some biscuits and you’ll be ready to chow down. Don’t be afraid to use a little extra butter either.

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1. Sweet potato, kale and country ham hash with maple red eye gravy

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Sensetaste.com

This dish is pretty brilliant. You have all kinds of textures along with sweet bites of potatoes and crisp salty bites of cured country ham. Make sure you don’t forget to add the leek. This an amazing and fairly healthy recipe that will win over your fellow brunch mates.

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5 Tasty Recipes for Country Ham and Red Eye Gravy