Friday, May 25, 2012

Sausage Gravy on Toast with Eggs

Yum
I am not a fan of most breakfast dishes with the exception of spicy and savory dishes. Whenever I go to a diner or restaurant that specializes in breakfast, I quickly scan the menu for biscuits and sausage gravy.  Now that is one dish that makes me really happy.  Ask me the last time I was at a restaurant to eat breakfast... maybe a decade ago. LOL!  Yes... it's true.  I have mentioned before since I cook a lot we don't go out to eat much and if we do it's for lunch or dinner meals.  So, I have not had biscuits and sausage gravy in a long time. I decided to tackle this dish at home and I cannot believe why I haven't tried it before  This dish is as easy as 1,2,3!  I must admit I did not want to tackle making my own biscuits so I decided thick sliced toasted bread would be a good substitute. My family and I devoured this meal.  We actually ate it for lunch since that's the time of the day I made the dish to take my pictures.  So technically I have yet to make this for breakfast, but since most diners serve breakfast for 24 hours... it's good anytime of the day.




Ingredients:
1lb of mild or hot sausage ( I used Johnsonville brand)
1 medium onion finely chopped
1/2 green bell pepper finely chopped
1/4 cup of all purpose flour
1/2 tsp of poultry seasoning
1/4 tsp of nutmeg
1 Tbs of Worcestershire sauce
red chili flakes to taste
2 cups of milk (I used 2%)
salt and a lot of black pepper to taste

Note: If you are not a fan of pork sausage, try substituting ground chicken, turkey or beef.  Just add more poultry seasoning and some fennel seed to give it that sausage flavor.


Directions:

In a large saute pan, brown sausage with onions and bell pepper.   Then add black pepper, poultry seasoning, nutmeg, red chili flakes.

Then add the flour and cook for a few minutes. Finally add the milk and bring to a simmer.  Allow gravy to thicken.  Taste for seasoning. Adjust seasoning as needed.   In a separate pan fix eggs as you like and toast bread.  Serve Sausage Gravy over toast.  Enjoy.


  
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12 comments:

  1. My breakfast is very simple too,that why I don't cook much in the morning,as long as I have a cup of coffee and fresh fruits or a bowl of cereal I'm good to go :) but I do like biscuit and turkey sausage gravy.
    Great gravy recipe !

    Ridwan

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  2. Definitely down home comfort food. Love the Worcestershire sauce in there and the nutmeg - that is a surprise! :)

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  3. I haven' never had biscuits and gravy before. Not sure why I have never ordered it. This sounds easy, and really good!

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  4. A sausage gravy? What a fantastic idea my friend :D
    Well done!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

    P.S Foodbuzz sharing is having problems again, just letting you know and I have contacted again

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  5. Ah... I just ate lunch and I feel I could go for an entire second meal looking at this! Absolutely delicious.

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  6. so yummy! i love sausage gravy :) thanks for sharing

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  7. I'm totally a savory breakfast person too. I usually scan the menu for hashbrown's...they take me to my breakfast happy place. I love your sausage gravy! I usually don't order it because I think the white gravy with the brown sausage is not very visually appealing, but your brown gravy looks great over the thick toast!

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  8. You know how hotels have those continental breakfasts? They always have biscuits and gravy and I ALWAYS have to get it! :) I LOVE B&G! With or without sausage! However, I always top it with some jam. I don't see any jam on those B&G. :) I am sitting here looking for an idea for Sunday brunch this morning. Think I found it. Thanks! These look delicious!

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  9. I usually opt for savory dishes too. Oddly enough, I crave sweet breakfast dishes for dinner, lol! This looks really yummy!

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  10. Wow I haven't had sausage gravy in years! Yummy breakfast.

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  11. nice posting.. thanks for sharing.

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