U.S. Navy Minced Beef On Toast

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In the Navy this is served over toast at breakfast.


  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 (5.5 ounce) can tomato juice
  • 2 cups hot water
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon granulated sugar


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.

Stir in tomatoes, tomato juice, and water. Simmer on low heat to thicken.

Stir in nutmeg and sugar; simmer until flavors are blended well.

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Servings: 10 – Yield: 10 servings



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