Pawpaw's Bacon Gravy

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


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

How to Make Pawpaw's Bacon Gravy


  • 1In 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
  • 2If gravy is alittle thick just add alittle more water. Must be served right away as it skims easily.
  • 3If you don't save bacon drippings like us southern cooks just fry 4-5 pieces of bacon, thick sliced.

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About Pawpaw's Bacon Gravy

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

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