Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 1 can large, flaky biscuits (such as Grands) (or 8 homemade biscuits, unbaked)

  • ½ pound ground breakfast sausage

  • 3 tablespoons flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 cups milk

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Spray a square baking dish (8×8 or 9×9) with cooking spray. Set aside. (If you want to use a 9×13 pan, double the recipe.)

  3. Cut each biscuit into quarters.

  4. Layer half of the quarters in prepared pan.

  5. Bake for 10 minutes.

  6. In a heavy skillet, brown the ground breakfast sausage over medium high heat until fully cooked.

  7. Add the flour to the sausage, and use a spoon to stir until the flour completely absorbed.

  8. Lower heat to medium, and cook flour/sausage mixture for 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently.

  9. Add milk, and stir to combine.

  10. Add salt and black pepper.

  11. Stir frequently until mixture comes to a slight boil.

  12. Taste, and adjust seasonings as desired. (I usually add more black pepper)

  13. If the gravy is too thick, add a bit more milk. You want the gravy to be thickened but not too thick, not “globby,” it should still be slightly runny.

  14. Pour gravy over the cooked biscuits.

  15. Layer the remaining uncooked, quartered biscuits over the gravy.

  16. Place casserole dish on a baking sheet, and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. If they start to over-brown, you can cover with foil for the last 10 minutes or so.

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