Southern Breakfast Gravy



1 lb spicy breakfast sausage

3 tablespoons butter

1/4 cup flour

4 cups whole milk

salt/pepper

1 tspn sugar


1. Brown sausage in deep skillet, remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. Leave drippings in the pan

2. Stir butter in pan on low-medium heat until melted

3. Add flour gradually and stir to make roux

4. Whisk in milk, 1/2 cup at a time (3 cups)

5. Add sugar, reduce heat

6. Once gravy has thickened, use the last cup of milk to get desired consistency

7. Salt/pepper to taste