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Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast

Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast

This recipe will show you how to make creamed chipped beef on toast, also infamously known as "shit on a shingle." Chopped pieces of thin dried beef mixed into a creamy gravy poured over a piece of crunchy toast in an open sandwich style.
4.49 from 35 votes
Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 11 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Tiffany


  • 4 oz Dried Beef, Hormel, Buddig, and Armour brands all work
  • 3 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 cups Milk
  • ¼ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • Toasted Slices of Bread


  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Once melted, add flour and stir to mix a roux.
  • Slowly whisk milk into roux mixture. Slice the beef into squares if not already done so. Add salt, pepper, and beef to the pot. Bring to a simmer for 2-3 minutes and then remove from heat to allow gravy to thicken.
  • Toast bread and serve the gravy over top in an open sandwich style.

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Calories: 232 kcalCarbohydrates: 17 gProtein: 15 gFat: 12 gSaturated Fat: 7 gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4 gCholesterol: 55 mgSodium: 1543 mgSugar: 1 g