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Southern Sausage Gravy Recipe

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This recipe for Southern Sausage Gravy, by , is from STACEY SMITH'S FAMILY FAVORITES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stacey Smith
Added: Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 ounces breakfast sausage
2 tablespoons shortening or lard
3 tablespoons flour
1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups milk
salt and pepper, to taste
dash cayenne pepper, optional

Directions:
Directions:
Cook sausage in a medium skillet over medium-low heat, stirring and breaking up with a spatula. With a slotted spoon, removed the browned crumbled sausage to a paper towel-lined plate. Add 2 tablespoons shortening, vegetable oil, or lard to the drippings in the skillet. Add flour, stirring until blended and bubbling. Gradually add 1 1/2 cups milk; continue stirring and cooking until thickened and bubbly. Add the crumbled sausage. If too thick, add a little more milk. Taste and add salt and pepper. Stir in a dash of cayenne pepper, if desired.
Serve over hot split and buttered biscuits.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve sliced tomatoes or fresh fruit with these, or serve as part of a bigger breakfast.

 

 

 

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