Low Carb Country Ham & Red-Eye Gravy Recipe

Low Carb Country Ham & Red-Eye Gravy Recipe

low carb ham, egg, and cheese biscuitThe key ingredient in this delicious recipe is a surprise, but don't omit it if you want to make authentic red eye gravy.

This is a versatile low-carb gravy that’s actually a sauce or coating - spread where a little bit can go a long way toward adding flavor and real pizazz to ham sandwiches, biscuits and main dishes.

The secret ingredient is how this gravy got its name, as it was a recipe to "keep you awake" !

-Brenda

Ingredients

Directions

Make several sharp cuts in the fat edges of the ham keep them from curling.
In a large skilled, melt butter low heat and add ham. Cook for 5 minutes on each
of the ham sides or until browned. Remove ham from skillet, set aside and cover with foil to keep warm.


Stir in Sugar Not™ sugar replacement into hot drippings in pan until dissolved. Add coffee and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for a minute. Serve as a main dish with vegetables or serve with Carb Counters™ Classic Biscuits.

Makes 3/4 cup of gravy, zero net carbs per serving.


low carb fried ham slice
Cook's Tip: Leftover or smaller ham pieces or chopped ham may also be used in this recipe. After skillet cooking, just add chopped up ham to low carb biscuit dough, bake biscuits and serve gravy with the low carb ham biscuits.

For low carb ham and cheese biscuits simply make the Carb Counters™ Classic Biscuits and add 1/2 cup of chopped or shredded skillet cooked ham plus 1/2 cup cheddar cheese to it. Serve with the gravy on the side.


Low carb ham and red eye gravy recipe
For low carb ham, egg and cheese biscuit sandwich (as shown) – coat the cooked ham in the gravy and place on prepared Carb Counters™ Classic Biscuit with a slice of cheese and cooked egg.


Gravy may be stored sealed in fridge for up to 5 days. Great for sandwiches or
Dipping.
low carb ham, egg, and cheese biscuit
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