Sausage Gravy for Biscuits and Gravy

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

The other grandkids and I always ask our grandmother to make her biscuits and gravy for us! So I knew I had to get her recipe. This is a simple sausage gravy that you can use over your favorite biscuits, whether store-bought or homemade! I have used skim milk before, and it worked fine... just be patient since it takes longer to thicken.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown sausage until it crumbles in a large skillet. Drain and set aside.
  2. Melt butter and stir in flour.
  3. Gradually add milk and stir constantly as you bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat.
  4. When mixture is thickened, add sausage and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cook until heated through and serve over split biscuits.


Most Helpful

I made this recipe on 8/10/14 for part of mine and my SO's Dinner. Yes I said Dinner, sometimes you just have to have Breakfast for dinner. Except for cutting the milk down to 2 cups,the recipe was made as it was written. What made this " stand out " for me was the butter, never heard of adding butter to sausage gravy. This was served over homemade( of course ;) ) biscuits.Both of us really enjoyed the taste a lot. Thanks so much for posting, and " Keep Smiling :) "

Chef shapeweaver � August 11, 2014

Just like home when I was a kid. I made half of the recipe but kind of wish that I'd made the full amount now. We had this for dinner with iced tea and a small fruit salad and enjoyed every bite. I too used the fat in the pan and I don't feel to bad about it. I make this so seldom (years pass between making biscuits and gravy!) that it a rare indulgence and sometimes you just have to go for the gusto. Thanks Starry, we loved it.

Annacia August 04, 2014

What can i say? Awesome! The sausage was crumbled and cooked in the pan, butter added and once melted the flour was sprinkled over all. It was salted lightly and lots of freshly ground black pepper added. The milk was added along with just a pinch of sugar. I'm not sure where I learned to add the sugar but I have been doing it for years. This was made with gluten free flour and served over gluten free homemade biscuits.

PaulaG August 09, 2014

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