Homemade Sausage Gravy

Course Breakfast, Brunch, Comfort Food
Cuisine American
Author Terri


  • 1 lb ground sausage, I use Jimmy Dean┬« spicy sausage
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Slap Ya Mama┬« seasoning


  1. Heat large frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Crumble sausage and cook until browned (do not drain grease)
  3. Add butter, stir until melted.
  4. Sprinkle sausage with flour and stir. Let cook for a few minutes.
  5. Slowly pour milk into sausage, stirring constantly until gravy comes to a gentle boil, then cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened to desired consistency.
  6. Add salt, pepper and seasonings to gravy. Stir well.

  7. Serve hot over homemade biscuits.

Recipe Notes

Sausage gravy adapted from Deep South Dish