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Course: Pantry
Keyword: Condiments, Sauces, Sawmill Gravy, Southern

Sawmill Gravy

Sawmill gravy in a cast-iron skillet on the set of Good Eats.
ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
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  • 1 pound bulk breakfast sausage
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
Sawmill gravy in a cast-iron skillet on the set of Good Eats.
ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

Procedure

  • Cook sausage in a cast-iron skillet. When done, remove sausage from pan and pour off all but 2 tablespoons of fat. Whisk flour into the fat and cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Remove pan from heat and whisk in milk a little at a time. Return to medium-high heat and stir occasionally while the gravy comes to a simmer and thickens. (Be sure to scrape up any brown bits that might be stuck to the bottom of the pan — that's where the flavor is.) Check seasoning, adding salt and pepper as desired, add crumbled sausage, and serve over toast or biscuits.
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