Biscuit Gravy

Prep Time: 3 mins

Cook Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 8 mins

Course: Condiment

Cuisine: International


  • 4 tb flour
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 cup skim milk or milk substitute
  • 1½ tsp. fresh sage crumbled finely
  • —OR— 1 tsp. ground sage ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper ½ tsp. tobasco sauce ¼ tsp Salt ½ tsp Fresh ground black pepper


  • Mix flour and water until smooth and no lumps. Put into medium sauce pan, and heat over medium-high heat until the mixture boils.
  • Reduce heat, stirring constantly, and boil for 4 – 5 minutes. Mixture should be very thick and blubbery.
  • Add milk and stir until the mixture is smooth again. Add spices, and return to boil, cooking until it has the consistency of thick gravy.
  • Serve over split baking powder biscuits, with fruit (whole-berry cranberry sauce was *great* with this dish!), grits, red beans and rice, toast and jam, etc.

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