Sausage gravy is one of those super comforting, super delicious, and super easy dishes that I’ll make for a splurge dinner once in a while, and definitely for brunch when guests come over. You can totally make this lighter by using turkey sausage, too. Pile this spicy sage sausage gravy onto biscuits, chicken fried steak, a green salad… oh wait, maybe not that last one.
You’ll be tempted to put it on everything, though.
This version (based on this recipe from AllRecipes) is a classic. I’ve added some spice and some sage to give it a little more oomph. You can add more spice to your taste, though the sage can get overwhelming if you add much more than I’ve recommended. Other spices taste great too, like thyme and rosemary.
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- 12 oz bulk pork sausage
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp dried sage (or fresh, finely chopped)
- 1/4 tsp chili powder (or to taste)
- 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
- 3 cups milk
- Biscuits of your choice
- Add sausage to large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until browned and no longer pink, stirring and breaking up the pieces frequently.
- In the same skillet, stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk. Cook until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Season with salt, pepper, chili powder, and sage.
- Split warmed biscuits and place on serving plates. Cover with sausage gravy and serve!
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