Deluxe Redeye Gravy with Pork Shoulder Picnic

Coffee adds a subtle twist to this rich gravy served over succulent slices of pork shoulder picnic.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 Cook's Bone-in Super Trim Pork Shoulder Half Picnic (2 pounds), cut into 1/4-inch -thick slices

1 large onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)

1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1-1/2 cups brewed strong coffee

3/4 cup water

1/4 cup milk

Dash salt and pepper


  1. 1. Cook pork in large skillet according to package directions. Remove pork from skillet, reserving pan drippings in skillet; cover pork to keep warm.
  2. 2. Add onions and bell peppers to drippings in skillet; cook and stir over medium heat 4 minutes, or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add flour; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  3. 3. Gradually add coffee and water; stirring until blended. Simmer 6 minutes, or until gravy is thickened, stirring frequently.
  4. 4. Add milk, salt and pepper; mix well. Cook 6 minutes, or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  5. 5. Serve gravy spooned over pork slices.