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I love chipped beef/S.O.S. and this one is very good but a bit on the salting side.I think I will soak the beef in a bit of boiling water after I cut it up to de-salt it some.Not too long of a soak maybe five minutes.I also only had one jar of the Hormel Dried beef so I halved the whole recipe down the middle and the proportions were perfect.Just enough for my hubby and me.Thanks for posting!

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ChefWantABe December 02, 2010

I love the this recipe it is a fantastic base for what my dad taught my mom to make from the air force. We also add frozen peas and it was a little bland and I couldn't figure out until later that it was missing the onion powder. My mom always used chopped dried onions, but my husband isn't too fond of them. Thanks!

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pro home chef May 19, 2009

Nice! This was my first time making SOS without a sauce packet - much better tasting! I set the recipe for a single serving and ended up having to add a bit of flour and butter to thicken it up while using ~ 12oz of milk.

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StrongChef February 10, 2009

This is exact to the recipe I grew up on and still make today! I use dried beef, hamburger or sausage, whatever we're in the mood for! It's so yummy.... it's hard to stop eating. We go back and forth between eating over toast or mashed potatoes. Mmmm

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Ultimate Food Junkie January 08, 2009

This is total comfort food for me! My family loved it! Thanks!

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Shelly #5 September 30, 2008

exactly what i was looking for! i actually also fried the dried beef in a little butter for about 7 minutes to give it a little crisp, and ended up using less than the quart of milk. I also added some shredded colby jack cheese for some depth. DELISH!!

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Indigo! June 10, 2008

I make this for my husband a lot. As it shows in the picture, we add frozen peas. I usually triple the batch. To make it faster, heat up the milk before adding it to the flour and butter mixture. I also heat up the beef in a frying pan to toast it a little so it's not so limp. Here in Wisconsin grocery stores dried beef is easily found with the packaged lunch meat, pepperoni, and summer sausage.

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mrsmeduck January 30, 2008

Awesome recipe and a great way to use up left over roast. My husband and daughters loved it.

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Hencoll March 16, 2005

Very good, I only used one jar of the beef but still made everything else the same. I thought the consistency was perfect. Only other change I made was a spash of worcestershire sauce because that is the way I grew up making it. Thanks for posting.

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sansy September 02, 2012

Very simple and delicious. I have never made chipped beef and wanted to find a recipe to use up extra steak or roast. This worked fine. Since I did not use packaged chipped beef, I just salted to taste. Good recipe. Will use as a regular.

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Greg: Barrow, Alaska August 25, 2012
Creamed Chipped Beef Sos