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
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
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


  • 6 cups Chicken stock
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 2/3 cup long grain rice
  • 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb breakfast sausage
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper


  • 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 pepper


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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