Sausage and bacon covered with delicious gravy! This recipe is not only very easy to prepare but it also reminds me of a lot of my childhood days! This was my favorite food growing up. Today, I figured, why not let my kids taste my favorite food when I was their age? They loved it! Well, who wouldn’t? By the way, be very generous with the green onions when you garnish. It gives a lot of flavor to this dish!
2 tablespoons butter
8 ounces breakfast sausage links, casings removed and meat broken up
4 strips bacon, sliced crosswise
1/2 cup chopped green onions (light parts only)
1/3 cup packed all-purpose flour
1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 1/2 cups cold milk
1 tablespoon chopped green onion
1 pinch cayenne pepper for garnish
HOW TO MAKE COUNTRY GRAVY
Step 1: Place a skillet on the stove and turn to medium heat. Put the butter and melt.
Step 2: Once butter is melted, toss in the sausage and bacon. Stir to break the sausage into bite sizes.
Step 3: Cook the sausage and bacon for 10 minutes until the color turns brown and a little crispy.
Step 4: Toss in 1/2 cup of chopped green onions into the skillet and saute for 3 minutes or until it becomes translucent.
Step 5: Add 1 or 2 tbsp of flour at a time and stir to mix well with the meat. Cook and continue stirring for another 2 to 3 minutes.
Step 6: Pour 1 cup of milk at a time into the meat mixture until all ingredients are incorporated. Stir continuously for another 5 minutes or until the texture of the gravy becomes thick.
Step 7: Bring the heat up to medium-high and simmer the gravy.
Step 8: Season with salt, black pepper, and a pinch of cayenne pepper then turn the heat down to medium-low.
Step 9: Simmer the gravy for another 10 to 15 minutes or until the gravy is thick and all the ingredient’s flavor is well blended.
Step 10: Garnish with a pinch of cayenne pepper and 1 tbsp of chopped green onions. Enjoy!
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