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Creamed Chipped Beef

George Batrus from Tom & Joe’s Diner in Altoona shares his recipe for Creamed Chipped Beef.


Creamed Chipped Beef



1 lb dried beef

1 gal whole milk

16 oz flour

1 oz Worcestershire sauce

1/2 oz salt

1/2 oz pepper

1/3 lb margarine

1/3 oz cayenne pepper




1. Heat milk in a large stock pot until it is warm.

2. Heat margarine in a microwave safe container until it is melted.

3. Add the heated margarine to the warm milk and continue to keep on a medium flame.

4. Add the salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, Worcestershire sauce

5. Stir frequently and vigorously being sure to scrape the bottom of the pot to keep the milk from burning

6. Slowly add the flour while stirring.

7. Continue to heat on a low flame while stirring. 

8.  The chipped beef is done once it has thickened and the margarine no longer separates from the milk.


Visit Tom & Joe’s Diner in Downtown Altoona at 1201 13th Avenue, online, Facebook, or give them a call at (814) 943-3423 for more information.

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