Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
This is wonderful over biscuits, but it would also be fantastic over a pork tenderloin, grilled chicken breast, any white fish, and mashed potatoes.
- 1 tablespoon butter (or margarine)
- 1⁄2 lb ground chorizo sausage
- 1⁄4 cup flour
- 2 cups whole milk, brought to a simmer
- 1 teaspoon paprika, if desired (optional)
- salt, to taste
- fresh ground pepper, to taste
- In a medium saucepan, heat milk over very low heat, stirring occasionally. Make sure to keep an eye on the milk, don’t let it boil.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the butter/margarine over medium high heat until melted, then add sausage. Crumble and cook the sausage until well-browned and no longer pink.
- Sprinkle flour over the sausage and cook, stirring, for a minute or two.
- Add warm milk all at once and cook, stirring, until thickened and bubbly.
- Turn heat all the way down, add paprika (if desired) and season well with salt and pepper, stirring and tasting frequently until the flavor is to your liking. Turn off the heat. Gravy will continue to thicken as it cools. Serve over warm biscuits.
I had never made biscuits and gravy and when I tried looking in my fridge for sausage, it was all gone. We always have chorizo though so I decided to Google a recipe and this came up! Greeeat recipe. :) A little midnight snack for the family!
Great quick recipe! I used ground turkey because I didn't have sausage, but I wanted to try this quicker way to make gravy. I heated the milk in the microwave; within 7 minutes of adding to the pan I had thick, lump-free gravy! Thanks VickyJ!
My husband raved over this. I liked it very much, it is very rich, a little goes a long way. It is a great break from typical biscuits and gravy and I will make it again, I liked how super simple it was after a tiring day, warming the milk in a seperate pan saved a lot of time stirring! Thanks for a winner Vicky.