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Southern Sausage Gravy
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4.5 from 4 votes

Southern Sausage Gravy

A thick and creamy gravy loaded with sausage. Serve over homemade biscuits for a hearty, southern breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 pound ground breahfast sausage
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of nutmeg


  • Brown sausage in a large skillet, breaking it apart with a wooden spoon as it cooks.
  • Add flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring it into the sausage.
  • Add sage and slowly whisk in milk. Simmer for several minutes.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg.


If he gravy is too thick for your liking, add a little extra milk.