It’s been too long since I shared a recipe and I decided to try out this awesome one this morning. It is so easy that I can’t believe I once thought that in order to make homemade sausage gravy at home I would need a pre-made seasoning packet from the store. This is simply not the case. All you need is some bulk seasoned sausage, milk, and a little salt and pepper!
I found the recipe on allrecipes.com which I like because the recipes are rated and have lots of reviews from people who have tried it. I don’t think I’ve ever been unhappy trying one that was 4 stars or above. I didn’t make biscuits to go with (instead serving mine over a toast and farm-fresh egg) because I was making it just for me. However, here are a couple of biscuit recipes that I’m saving to try that might work good: soaked flour buttermilk biscuits or fluffy whole wheat biscuits (which might work fine with all wheat flour and a sprinkle of stevia instead of sugar).
Now on to the sausage gravy recipe which calls for 1 lb bulk sausage (which I got from my local farmers market), 2 cups milk, 1/4 cup flour, and salt and pepper to taste. I cut the recipe in half for my first try and cooked the sausage in a large skillet until it was brown and crumbled. I then stirred in unbleached flour (although next time I’ll use spelt) until it was dissolved. Slowly, I poured in the milk and stirred until the gravy was thick and bubbling. I sprinkled on a little sea salt and pepper and it was ready to eat!
The gravy tasted delicious and I agree with some of the reviewers that there is actually enough sausage that if you want to make more gravy by adding twice the milk and flour, but using the same amount of sausage I really think you could get away with it. In fact, I think I’ll try it next time to get the gravy to stretch a little further. I highly recommend this super easy recipe and hope you enjoy it if you give it a try!
*This recipe is part of Kelly the Kitchen Kop’s Real Food Wednesday!