Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Country Ham and Redeye Gravy

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 1/4 inch thick slices cured country ham

1/2 cup brewed coffee


  1. Slowly fry ham slices on both sides, in a cast iron skillet until lightly browned on each side. Transfer the slices to a heated plate.
  2. Add coffee to the skillet and, over high heat, boil it down, scraping the deglazings on the
  3. the bottom of the skillet with a wooden spoon.
  4. Reduce the liquid to almost a glaze and spoon over ham slices. Serve with something mild and traditional like boiled rice or grits.
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