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Recipe: beef sausage gravy

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beef sausage gravy


  • 1 recipe (Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage) see recipe below
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cups flour
  • 3 cups skim milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon to 1/2 crushed red pepper
  • Warmed buttermilk biscuits, toasted English muffins or steamed asparagus


Prepare Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage. Remove from skillet; keep warm.

Heat oil in same skillet over medium heat. Stir in flour; cook and stir 4 minutes. Stir in milk; bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat; simmer 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly, stirring occasionally. Stir in Breakfast

Sausage, salt and pepper. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until beef is heated through, stirring occasionally.

Serve Beef Sauasage Gravy over desired accompaniments.

Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage topping: Combine 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean), 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium high heat until hot. Add beef mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.

Test Kitchen Tips: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

Nutrition information per serving, without biscuits: 228 calories; 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat); 65 mg cholesterol; 647 mg sodium; 8 g carbohydrate; 0.5 g fiber; 23 g protein; 5.9 mg niacin; 0.3 mg vitamin B6; 2.2 mcg vitamin B12; 3.1 mg iron; 20.5 mcg selenium; 5.4 mg zinc; 82.7 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of vitamin B6, iron and choline.