Southern-Style Sawmill Sausage Gravy
A rich and flavorful Southern-style sawmill gravy with Jimmy Dean® sausage. Serve hot over split biscuits.
- Serves: 4 persons
- 1(16 ounce) package Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Regular Sausage
- 2tablespoons unsalted butter
- ¼teaspoon onion powder
- ⅛teaspoon garlic powder
- ½cup all-purpose flour
- 1cup chicken stock
- 3½ cups whole milk, or more as needed
- salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
- 2dashes hot pepper sauce
Step 1Add sausage to a large skillet or heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir with a spatula, breaking apart the sausage until cooked and starting to crisp, 5 to 7 minutes.
Step 2Add butter, onion powder, and garlic powder; stir until butter is melted.
Step 3Sprinkle flour over sausage and butter and stir until combined. Reduce heat slightly and cook until thick, 1 to 2 minutes.
Step 4Pour in chicken stock, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Simmer until stock is absorbed and mixture is thickened, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in milk until gravy is hot and bubbly.
Step 5Season to taste with salt and lots of freshly cracked pepper. If gravy becomes too thick, thin out with more milk.