Sausage Italian Gravy

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by andypandy

This is a Italian recipe which I got when in New York in 1965... use on polenta, or spaghetti...

Top Review by Merle 1

I agree this is a delicious recipe have been using the same one for years. And for a change I sometimes exchange cooked chicken cut in bite sized pieces for the sausage.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepot over medium heat saute the onion in the olive oil.
  2. Add garlic and continue to saute.
  3. Add sausage meat and brown slightly on all sides.
  4. Drain off any fat.
  5. Add thyme, tomatoes, salt and pepper, and 2 tablespoons of the basil.
  6. When sauce is bubbly, reduce heat and cover.
  7. Cook for at least one hour.
  8. Add the remaining fresh basil leaves the last fifteen minutes.
  9. Serve on cooked soft or firm polenta with extra romano cheese sprinkled over the top.

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