Southern Sausage Gravy

Melissa Buchanan-Smith

By
@lissak63

Nearly twenty years ago we made this a Christmas morning tradition. Without fail, the kids ask "are you making gravy"? It gets them home.

I prefer Tennessee Pride as it crumbles finely. If I use maple flavored sausage, I do not add the heavy cream.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

2 pkg
logs of breakfast sausage.
1/2 tsp
dried sage
6 Tbsp
flour, 6-7 heaping tablespoons
1/2 tsp
pepper
4 c
milk
1/4 c
heavy cream. (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown and crumble sausage in a deep dish frying pan. DO NOT drain grease.
2
Add flour. You need to use enough to absorb the grease and coat the meat.
3
Add spices and milk. Cover. Simmer for 30-45 minutes.
4
Add heavy cream and simmer five more minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom