How to Make Classic Sausage Gravy

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Classic Sausage Gravy from A Good Life Farm

Biscuits and Gravy is a favorite dish around here – and made more often for “Breakfast for Dinner” than for actual breakfast! Here is how to make this simple partner for your biscuits.

In a skillet, begin cooking a pound or so of your favorite bulk breakfast sausage. I’m using some of the moose sausage we had our butcher put together for us. Cook this over medium heat, breaking apart the bits of meat as you go. Cook this, stirring often until it is completely cooked through.

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Sprinkle 1/4 cup of flour over the top of the meat, stirring it all in.

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Stir in 3 cups of milk. I always use whole milk, but you can use 2% if that is what you have at home.

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Continue to cook this over medium heat, stirring continually until it comes to a gentle boil. Let it bubble for 1 minute, and remove it from the heat. Add a little black pepper if you like. That is it!

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The gravy will thicken a little more as it cools, but that is all it takes to make this classic breakfast gravy.

Enjoy!

Classic Sausage Gravy from A Good Life Farm

Sausage Gravy

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Biscuits and Gravy is a favorite dish around here – and made more often for “Breakfast for Dinner” than for actual breakfast! Here is how to make this simple partner for your biscuits.

Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb bulk breakfast sausage (See Note)
  • 1/4 c flour
  • 3 c milk
  • Black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, cook the sausage over medium heat, breaking up the chunks. Cook until it is completely cooked through. Sprinkle in the flour, stirring it into the sausage.
  2. Pour in the milk, and stir. Cook this over medium heat, stirring constantly until it comes to a gentle boil. Let it bubble for one minute, and remove from heat.
  3. Add pepper if you like. The gravy will thicken a little more as it cools.
  4. Enjoy as you wish!

Notes

If you use a turkey sausage (which I now do to be biblically clean) you will need to add a little extra fat like butter or ghee. Turkey sausage is very lean.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 328Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 75mgSodium: 679mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 19g

Nutritional Disclaimer: Nutritional data is provided as a courtesy and estimated by a service called Nutritionix. That is a web-based nutritional calculator and is not guaranteed to be accurate. If the nutritional information is vital to you please verify it using your favorite trusted source.

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