Sausage Gravy

Sausage gravy is a classic Southern recipe.  Serve over buttermilk biscuits or grits for a hearty breakfast.

Yield:

Makes 2 cups

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Ingredients

8 ounces pork sausage
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 1/3 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring until it crumbles and is no longer pink. Remove sausage, and drain on paper towels, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.

Whisk flour into hot drippings until smooth; cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk, and cook, whisking constantly, 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened. Stir in sausage, salt, and pepper.

Note:

March 2003