Cajun Gravy (Copycat Popeye's)

Tired of that powdered gravy mix? This recipe takes just a little bit of time to make, but it is SO worth it. This is a Cajun Gravy Copycat Popeye’s recipes and it is amazing!

Servings: Plenty
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons minced green bell pepper
1/4 cup ground beef
1/4 cup ground pork
2 cups water
1 (14 ounce) can broth (I use beef broth usually)
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons milk
2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
Dash dried parsley flakes

Cajun Gravy (Copycat Popeye's)

Cajun Gravy (Copycat Popeye's)

Directions:
1. Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
2. Combine ground beef and ground pork. Mix with your hands until well mixed.
3. Add bell pepper to the saucepan and saute for 1 minute.
4. Add ground beef and pork to the pan and cook brown. Chop meat into tiny pieces as it browns. I love this tool to do this: Meat Chopper
5. Add water and beef broth to the saucepan, then immediately whisk in cornstarch and flour.
6. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer gravy about 30 to 35 minutes, until its thick.

Cajun Gravy (Copycat Popeye's)

Cajun Gravy (Copycat Popeye's)
 
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Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced green bell pepper
  • ¼ cup ground beef
  • ¼ cup ground pork
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (14 ounce) can broth (I use beef broth usually)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon onion powder
  • Dash dried parsley flakes
Instructions
  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Combine ground beef and ground pork. Mix with your hands until well mixed.
  3. Add bell pepper to the saucepan and saute for 1 minute.
  4. Add ground beef and pork to the pan and cook brown. Chop meat into tiny pieces as it browns.
  5. Add water and beef broth to the saucepan, then immediately whisk in cornstarch and flour.
  6. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer gravy about 30 to 35 minutes, until its thick.

Cajun Gravy (Copycat Popeye's)