Cowboy Hamburgers with Gravy

This is a tasty recipe for making delicious cowboy-style hamburgers. (That means they're smothered in a tasty gravy.) This recipe is a variation on the one provided in "More Calf Fries to Caviar" and makes additional gravy. It's sure to please so give it a go!

Patty Ingredients

2 lb. hamburger meat
4 slices onion (use sweet onions)
4 slices Provolone cheese
3 to 4 chopped jalapenos


  1. Make hamburger into 8 flat patties
  2. Place onion, cheese and jalapenos on 4 of the patties
  3. Place remaining 4 patties on top, and seal the edges
  4. Place in a skillet, brown on both sides
  5. Remove from skillet, leaving juices in the pan to make gravy.

Gravy Ingredients

6 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. flour (heaping)
4 cups water (or less, depending on how thick you like your gravy)


  1. Place oil and flour in skillet with pan juices; brown that mixture, using a wooden spoon to stir as it browns
  2. Gradually add 4 cups water
  3. Stir until slightly thickened, and add patties.
  4. Cook 15 minutes longer; turn patties over, then simmer 10-15 minutes more.