Cheats onion gravy

Cheats onion gravy, easy quick gravy recipe for with sausages, easy family food from daisies and pie

I make no apologies for just how simple, quick and cheat-y this recipe is. Sometimes I want onion gravy and I want it ready in just minutes I don’t want to faff and wait for it to simmer and bubble away to perfection, I just want to slop it on my sausages and dribble it over my cheat-y Aunt Bessie Yorkshire puddings.

If you fancy making your own, here’s the ‘cough’ recipe! I usually use the ‘posh’ Bisto… you know, the beef one in the glass jar!

Cheat’s onion gravy

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: Serves 4 easy to make more.

Cheat’s onion gravy

Quick and yum!


  • small knob of butter
  • 1 large onion sliced into half moons.
  • 4 heaped tsp gravy granules
  • 1/2 pint of boiling water


  1. Melt the butter in a frying pan and gently fry the onions over a medium heat for around 10 minutes.
  2. Mix up the gravy granules as per the packet instructions.
  3. Pour the gravy into the fried onions and stir.
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Make cheat’s onion gravy your own way…
  • Add in some thinly sliced mushrooms with your onions.
  • Go veggie and use vegetarian gravy granules.
How to serve cheat’s onions gravy
  • Dollop onto sausages.
  • Dribble onto Yorkshire puddings.

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