Skinny Sausage Gravy


The North has Coffee houses the South has Waffle houses and they serve Sausage gravy and I loooooove a good sausage gravy.  In the South, biscuit and gravy is a great way to start the day and a quick fix for breakfast. Homemade sausage gravy is soul-satisfying and screams comfort food, and a traditional gravy has flour and milk. The skinny sausage gravy recipe is cooked with rice and chicken stock and seasoned with a little cracked black pepper,  you will never know the difference.


Skinny Sausage Gravy

Chef Norbert
Homemade sausage gravy is soul-satisfying and screams comfort food, 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Better for you, Breakfast, Sauces, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 103 kcal

Recommended Equipment

1 Vitamix blender
1 Chef's Knife
1 Sauce Pan 2 Qt
1 Cutting Board
1 Saute Pan



  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, until soft but not browned
    1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 1 cup onion, diced
  • Add the rice and cook, stirring for 2 minutes
    2/3 cup long grain rice
  • Add the stock and bring it to a boil. Cover and simmer until rice is very soft and the liquid is greatly reduced, about 25 minutes, cool slightly
    6 cups Chicken stock
  • Transfer to a Vitamix blender and puree until smooth. The sauce should be similar to a pourable sauce, add more stock as needed, and season with salt and cracked black pepper
  • Sauté breakfast sausage in a sauté pan over medium heat until cooked, break with a spoon into smaller crumbles while cooking. Drain sausage, add no cream sauce, stir, bring to a short boil, add salt and cracked black pepper, reduce heat and keep for service
    1 lb breakfast sausage, 1 pinch salt, 1 pinch black pepper, ground


Serving: 1Biscuit | Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g

Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate

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