Sausage Gravy

Melanie B


This recipe was originally posted by TheSweetestPea on but it is exactly how I have made my sausage gravy for decades. The pictures are mine.


★★★★★ 3 votes

5 Min
20 Min
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12 oz
jimmy dean breakfast sausage (or your favorite sausage)
1-2 Tbsp
bacon fat (may not be needed
3 Tbsp
2 c
milk more or less
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Sausage Gravy


  • In a large skillet cook sausage over medium heat until browned and crumbly.
    1In a large skillet cook sausage over medium heat until browned and crumbly.
  • 2Add 2 Tbsp bacon drippings to skillet and stir until melted. Add flour to skillet and stir until the meat is coated and flour incorporated into all and the mixture becomes fragrant (a little nutty),about 3 minutes.
  • 3Gradually add the milk, whisking constantly until the mixture is smooth. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes, whisking constantly until the gravy is thickened, add salt and pepper and adjust the seasonings if necessary. Serve immediately over hot biscuits, toast, grits or mashed potatoes.

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About Sausage Gravy

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #sausage

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