Creamy Sausage Gravy

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Serve this delicious old-fashioned Southern gravy with biscuits or grits.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. bulk pork sausage
  • 2 Tbsp. bacon drippings or lard
  • 6 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cayenne pepper

Directions

  • In a heavy skillet, cook sausage, breaking it up with a spatula, until no longer pink. Use a slotted spoon to transfer sausage to a plate.
  • Add bacon drippings or lard to the skillet drippings and heat on medium-low. Add flour, stirring until well blended and bubbly, about 30 seconds. Gradually stir in milk, stirring and cooking until thickened and bubbly. Stir in sausage and season with salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. bulk pork sausage
  • 2 Tbsp. bacon drippings or lard
  • 6 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cayenne pepper

Directions

  • In a heavy skillet, cook sausage, breaking it up with a spatula, until no longer pink. Use a slotted spoon to transfer sausage to a plate.
  • Add bacon drippings or lard to the skillet drippings and heat on medium-low. Add flour, stirring until well blended and bubbly, about 30 seconds. Gradually stir in milk, stirring and cooking until thickened and bubbly. Stir in sausage and season with salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories230
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium580mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars5g
Protein12g