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Sawmill Gravy without Sausage

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Great Southern white gravy. Pepper and sage are prominent flavors in this gravy."
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15 m servings 103
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Melt butter in a 4-quart pot or cast iron skillet over medium heat. Stir in flour until a paste forms. Cook, stirring constantly, until flour is a light golden color, 5 to 10 minutes. Add milk, whisking vigorously. Season with pepper, salt, sage, garlic powder, and onion powder. Cook until thickened but not boiling, about 5 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • 6 ounces pork or vegetarian sausage can be added. Brown before making the flour paste.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 103 calories; 7.8 6 2.5 21 171 Full nutrition

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I halved the recipe, used chicken base granules for the salt as I was serving with fried chicken, the flavour was spot on for us. Thanks!

Made as written and without a hiccup. I've struggled with gravy in the past but has no issues whatsoever with this one. Not a huge sage fan but this was the perfect amount for us and it added a ...

Delicious gravy. Served with veggie chicken nuggets and mashed potatoes. Will definitely be my gravy recipe from now on.

So incredibly good! I ground up some vegetarian breakfast sausage patties and added it to the finished gravy. My house full of boys/men loved it on my scratch made biscuits!

Perfect for dipping chicken strips! My children loved it.

Turned out great! Easy to follow recipe. Thank you!

I created an account on Allrecipes just so I could give this five stars. Woke up with a craving for biscuits and gravy but didn’t have sausage. You can make this with all the items you already h...