Tomato Gravy



Makes 1 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 25 Minutes


2 tablespoons bacon drippings
1 cup finely chopped Vidalia onion
2 tablespoons all-purpose soft-wheat flour (such as White Lily)
2 cups peeled, seeded, and finely chopped tomato
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup milk


1. Heat bacon drippings in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, and cook, stirring often, 5 minutes. Sprinkle onion with flour, and cook, stirring constantly, 3 minutes. Add tomato and next 3 ingredients. Cook, stirring often, 6 minutes.

2. Add milk, and bring to a light boil; reduce heat to a simmer, and cook, stirring often, 2 minutes. (If gravy becomes too thick, add more milk for desired consistency.)



Rebecca Lang,

Around the Southern Table

October 2012
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