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Bacon Gravy

This Bacon Gravy is rich, creamy, and perfect smothered over warm, flaky biscuits. A 6 ingredient family favorite recipe that comes together in 30 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 6 ingredient, creamy, thick cut bacon
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 370kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth


  • 1 (16 oz) package thick cut bacon diced
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 cups half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt plus more to taste (I used 1 teaspoon)


  • Place diced bacon into a large sauté pan, then turn the stove to medium/medium-high heat.
  • Cook until crispy, then remove and set aside onto a paper towel lined plate.
  • Remove grease, but reserve 1/4 cup.
  • Carefully pour reserved bacon grease back into the hot sauté pan.
  • Whisk in the flour and cook, whisking continuously, for 1 minute.
  • Slowly whisk in the half-and-half, then whisk in garlic powder, pepper, and salt.
  • Bring to a simmer, then whisk until gravy has thickened to your liking, about 2-5 minutes.
  • Stir in the crispy bacon, then taste and re-season if necessary.
  • Serve with your favorite biscuits and enjoy!
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Serving: 1person | Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 558mg | Potassium: 242mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 344IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 1mg