• 25 Ratings

Nothing beats a biscuits and gravy breakfast! Our recipe for Flaky Biscuits and Sausage Gravy is a warm and savory dish, sure to please any of your guests. The handmade, flaky biscuits are perfectly complimented by the pork sausage and fresh thyme.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Flaky Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

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  • Preheat oven to 450°F. In a large bowl stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and cream of tartar. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. Add buttermilk all at once. Using a fork, stir just until moistened.

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  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead dough by folding and gently pressing it just until dough holds together. Pat or lightly roll dough until 1 1/4 inches thick. Cut dough with a floured 2 1/2-inch round cutter. Dip cutter into flour between cuts and reroll scraps as necessary.

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  • Place dough rounds 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Remove biscuits from baking sheet. Cool slightly.

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  • To serve, split biscuits and place on six serving plates. Spoon Sausage Gravy over split biscuits. If desired, sprinkle with chives.

*Tip:

To make 1 1/4 cups sour milk, place 4 teaspoons lemon juice or vinegar in a glass measuring cup. Add enough milk to make 1 1/4 cups total liquid; stir. Let stand for 5 minutes before using.

Make-Ahead Tip:

Prepare biscuits as directed; cool completely. Place biscuits in a resealable plastic freezer bag; seal, label, and freeze for up to 2 months. Prepare Sausage Gravy as directed. Place in an airtight container; seal and chill for up to 48 hours. To serve, thaw biscuits at room temperature (allow about 2 hours). If desired, preheat oven to 350°F. Place biscuits on a baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes. In a medium saucepan reheat Sausage Gravy over medium-low heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until heated through. If necessary, stir in additional milk to make desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts (Flaky Biscuits and Sausage Gravy)

897 calories; 57 g total fat; 26 g saturated fat; 5 g polyunsaturated fat; 20 g monounsaturated fat; 155 mg cholesterol; 1704 mg sodium. 711 mg potassium; 65 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 12 g sugar; 30 g protein; 1 g trans fatty acid; 972 IU vitamin a; 4 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 1 mg riboflavin; 9 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 141 mcg folate; 2 mcg vitamin b12; 414 mg calcium; 5 mg iron;

Sausage Gravy

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  • In a very large skillet cook bulk pork sausage and chopped onion over medium-high heat until meat is brown and onion is tender, using a wooden spoon to break up meat as it cooks. Do not drain. Sprinkle all-purpose flour over meat mixture; stir into the meat mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat for 1 minute. While whisking, gradually add milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in snipped fresh thyme, if desired. Makes about 5 cups.

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25 Ratings
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