Sausage gravy is a classic Southern dish which is very popular in diners and around family dinner tables. Adding a touch of spice to the gravy makes it even more delicious and irresistible.
It is an easy meal to make at home and is perfect to get your whole family set up for a busy day. Have a look at our favorite recipes for spicy sausage gravy.
Hungry Six – Spicy Sausage Gravy
This spicy sausage gravy is really flavorsome and will brighten up your breakfast. The onion and garlic powder and paprika add a depth of flavor while the cayenne pepper and crushed red pepper bring the warmth.
You can use whichever kind of sausage you like best, but if you choose a spicy one then this will add even more heat to the gravy. This recipe works best when cooked in a skillet, but if you don’t have one then use a heavy based pan.
Mr Breakfast – Spicy Sausage Gravy
This is a straightforward recipe for spicy sausage gravy that you easily make at home for a super tasty breakfast. The spicy sausage has a nice kick and the gravy is flavored with cayenne pepper for an even better flavor.
The butter makes this particular recipe nice and creamy, just how sausage gravy should be! Serve this gravy over biscuits for the perfect breakfast.
Spicy Southern Kitchen – Southern Sausage Gravy
Sausage gravy and biscuits is considered to be a traditional Southern meal, and Spicy Southern Kitchen has an excellent recipe for it. If you want a good, hearty breakfast to set you up for a busy day then serve this gravy over biscuits or grits and it will be perfect.
This thick, creamy gravy is so full of flavor. You can choose which sausages to use, but if you choose sage-seasoned sausages then don’t add any additional sage into the recipe.
Cupcakes And Sarcasm – Spicy Sausage Gravy
This delicious spicy sausage gravy takes only 15 minutes to make. It is the perfect consistency- not too thick and not too thin – so you can pour it over your biscuits. Fresno chilis are used to give it that kick of spice.
They are similar to jalapenos but have a fruity, smoky flavor and are a bit hotter. If you cannot find fresno peppers in your grocery store then jalapenos are a suitable substitute. You can amend the amount of chilis used in the recipe to adjust the levels of spice.
Food.Com – Quick, Easy Spicy Sausage Gravy
Green chilis are used in this spicy sausage gravy recipe to give it a nice amount of heat. Another great addition to this recipe is shredded jalapeno jack cheese which adds spice, creaminess, and a delicious cheesy flavor.
The more cheese you add the thicker your gravy will be, so you can decide how much to put in. The gravy is seasoned with red pepper flakes, cumin and oregano for an intense and tasty flavor. Try serving this gravy over croissants to make a change from the usual biscuits.
Little Sunny Kitchen – Best Sausage Gravy
If you love ordering sausage gravy and biscuits when you go out for breakfast but have never tried making it at home then this recipe is perfect for you.
It shows you how easy it really is to make your favorite breakfast in your own kitchen in only 20 minutes – both quicker and cheaper than going out for breakfast.
The fat from the sausage meat is used as the base for the gravy, with a little bit of added butter for an excellent flavor. Milk is added to make the gravy nice and creamy.
Just A Pinch – Spicy Sausage Gravy
This is an ideal recipe for people who like their sausage gravy with a good amount of spice. It uses cayenne pepper, dried red pepper flakes, and Louisiana hot sauce to create a real kick of warmth which flavors the whole dish.
Worcestershire sauce is also used to complement the meaty flavor of the sausage. This recipe makes enough gravy to serve 8 people and is ready in only 20 minutes, including preparation time.
Tasty Kitchen – Sweet And Spicy Sausage Gravy
Sweet and Spicy is a classic combination of flavors which works every time, and this sausage gravy is no exception. The peppery breakfast sausage brings the spice and maple syrup adds the sweetness, with creamy buttermilk for a touch of indulgence.
This is the perfect sausage gravy to serve over fluffy pancakes, but it also works well with traditional biscuits. Be patient while the gravy is thickening and add the milk gradually.
If you try to thicken the gravy too quickly with cornstarch it will ruin the consistency. Once the gravy is ready, you can use a little bit of cornstarch if you need to make it thicker at this point.
Uncle Jerry’s Kitchen – Sausage Gravy, A Southern Staple
This recipe for sausage gravy is traditional and delicious – why mess with a classic if it is already perfect? You can order sausage gravy at almost every diner in the Southern states of America, and now you can make your own at home too.
You might be tempted to use a lean sausage to try and reduce the fat in this recipe, but using fatty sausage meat is vital for the flavor and the cooking process.
The fat from the sausage is the base for the gravy, and cooking the sausage at a low heat allows for all of this fat to melt so you have enough to make your gravy.
A Cozy Kitchen – Spicy Sausage Country Gravy
This recipe uses spicy Italian sausage instead of traditional breakfast sausage to introduce some different flavors like fennel and shallot. Dijon mustard adds a nice kick and a touch of acidity to cut through the rich, creaminess of the gravy.
You can use fried sage leaves for a flavorsome garnish to make this recipe even more exciting.
This is a great breakfast to have on Christmas morning as you can make it ahead of time. MAke your biscuit dough the night before, cut it into rounds and place them on a prepared tray ready to be baked in the morning.
You can also make the gravy the night before and heat it up with a splash of milk just before serving.