This article is from the 20th Century Appetizer Recipes, with numerous contributions by known and also anonymous authors
1 cn Tomatoes(8oz)
4 tb Butter or margarine
2 tb Flour,all-purpose
1 cn Beef broth(14oz)
1 tb Brandy
1/2 ts Meat-extract paste
1/4 ts Salt
1. Drain tomatoes; reserve liquid. Finely chop tomatoes; set aside.
2. In 1-quart saucepan over medium heat, melt butter or margarine. Stir in flour; cook 1 minute
3. Gradually stir in beef broth, tomato liquid and tomatoes, brandy, meat-extract paste and salt; cook, stirring until gravy thickens and boils.
NOTE: Meat-extract paste is an extract of meat, concentrated to a paste, with seasoning added and packed in a jar. It is available in most supermarkets.