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|I need to make chipped beef for about 100 servings. How much milk and pounds of dry beef?|
Here is a recipe to serve 100 . Half this recipe fills a standard electric roaster.
Cream Chipped Beef on Toast for 100
2 pieces buttered toast or a very large split biscuit per person. Usual to cut the toast into triangles...
3 cups butter to quickly fry/season the beef
NOTE; The dried Armour beef is drier and denser that is why the difference. Hormel makes a restaurant pack of 3 pounds, I would use 3 packages. You can also use 25 pounds of 80/20 ground beef or ground turkey instead of dried beef., but then cut the second add of butter in half.
Soak, drain, rinse, pat dry and chop the meat. Cook in the 3 cups butter. When flavored and dried, add second add of butter and sprinkle on flour. Stir thoroughly and and cook at least 5 minutes until smooth.
When ready, begin adding the milk or half and half, whisking smooth with each addition. Bring to a low simmer, keep whisking, a leas 20 minutes. Add the cream cheese and keep whisking til smooth. Hold over a low heat.
Yes, you can omit the cream cheese, but adding it makes this dish silky and delicious. You can also make thicker or thinner sauce by varying he amount of half and half or milk.
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