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Sausage Gravy

Sausage Gravy on a Biscuit - Southern Comfort Food
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine: Southern American
Keyword: Sausage gravy, southern comfort food
Calories: 692kcal
Author: Chloe Tuttle


  • 1 pound hot sausage Mild is fine too
  • 1/4 pound butter 1 stick
  • 2 T all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 T lard
  • 1-2 T red wine optional
  • Dash Kitchen Bouquet or strong coffee Optional
  • Dash crushed red pepper to taste


  • Cook sausage in large frying pan. When browned, remove cooked sausage, leaving the drippings in the pan.
  • Add the butter and melt. Slowly whisk in the flour, making a roux.
  • Add the milk slowly, stirring constantly. Add the lard, wine, and stir. Cook for several minutes on low heat until milk is heated.
  • Return the sausage to the pan and cook a few minutes over low heat. Season with salt and pepper and add crushed red pepper to taste. Add the Kitchen Bouquet or coffee, if you want your gravy to be brown.
  • Spoon sausage gravy over piping hot biscuits and serve.


The Tablespoon of lard is absolutely necessary!!


Serving: 4g | Calories: 692kcal