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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 143.7
  • Total Fat: 9.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 26.7 mg
  • Sodium: 414.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 7.9 g

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Home Made Sausage Gravy

Submitted by: MGBONACUM

Introduction

A country breakfast favorite in the midwest. With a little work (and non-fat milk) you cut 30% of the calories compared to traditional recipes by starting the gravy with a flour / oil / milk base but then using water and seasoning to build the rest of the gravy. I had a group of teenage farmboys tell me this was better than any they have had in fast food restaurants (and most admit mine is better than Moms). A country breakfast favorite in the midwest. With a little work (and non-fat milk) you cut 30% of the calories compared to traditional recipes by starting the gravy with a flour / oil / milk base but then using water and seasoning to build the rest of the gravy. I had a group of teenage farmboys tell me this was better than any they have had in fast food restaurants (and most admit mine is better than Moms).
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    1 lb. of ground pork sausage
    2 cups skim milk
    3 cups water
    1/4 cup white general purpose flour
    1 teaspoon / pat of butter
    1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper flakes
    1 teaspoon Garlic powder
    1 teaspoon Onion powder

Directions

1) Break up sausage in a frying pan and cook until not pink. It should crumble into small pieces.

2) Remove the sausage from the pan, add the butter to the rendered pork fat (if there is a lot of fat the butter is not needed).

3) Sprinkle in half of the flour and make a rue under medium heat until there is a light tan color.

4) Add 1 cup of milk and bring to high heat, stirring to dissolve the flour rue into the hot milk. Slowly add the remaining flour, stirring continuosly to avoid lumps.

5) Add the remaining milk, and stir till smooth. Keep the gravy near a simmering boil, and slowly add the water in 1 cup portions and allow the gravy to thicken while stirring.

6) Add the onion powder, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes to the gravy and stir till the gravy consistancy coats a dipped spoon.

7) Return the sausage to the gravy and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes. Add black pepper and salt to taste.

Serve over biscuits or toast

Makes 10 1/2 cup servings


Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MGBONACUM.






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