Pawpaw's Bacon Gravy Recipe

Pawpaw's Bacon Gravy

Millie Johnson Recipe

By Millie Johnson

My Pawpaw used to make this gravy along with bacon (the source of the drippings), fried eggs and a 5 count can of biscuits and Coffee perculating on the stove.He claimed the coffee didn't taste right in them electric things! The aroma of coffee and bacon always woke me up!

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1 1/2 cups
5 Min
Stove Top


3 Tbsp
bacon drippings
5 Tbsp
flour, packed
1 1/2 c
alittle salt
black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

In 6-8 in. skillet add drippings, flour, salt and pepper and whisk together. Heat on med. high heat stirring constantly untill it turns a med. to dark brown in color. Quickly add water, stirring constantly. Bring back up to boil, adjust salt and pepper to taste. Reduce to low and cook 1-2 minutes
If gravy is alittle thick just add alittle more water. Must be served right away as it skims easily.
If you don't save bacon drippings like us southern cooks just fry 4-5 pieces of bacon, thick sliced.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Gravies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #easy