Breathtaking Biscuits and Gravy Bake

This Biscuits and Gravy Recipe is a great way to use up those biscuits that are hiding in the back of the fridge! If you want less sausage biscuit and more gravy, just use one can of biscuits instead of two. I make this recipe any time of day. It is more than just a breakfast food!

This recipe serves about 6-8 people and makes a 9×13 baking dish. About 573 calories per serving.

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When to know if sausage is fully cooked:

This recipe just requires browned crumbled sausage. As long as the sausage it broke apart into small pieces, and no longer pink on any side, it is done. If you use Jimmy Dean sausage, you can consider this Jimmy Dean sausage gravy!

How to make biscuits and gravy:

  • fry sausage-this is important to do first so you have it out of the way before continuing on with the rest of the recipe
  • cut biscuits-you can do this while the sausage is browning so that way it cuts down on time. You can use a pizza cutter to cut the biscuits into pieces. I cut each biscuit into 4 pieces, but you can cut them into however many pieces you choose. Place these on a 9 x 13 baking dish that is sprayed. Sprinkle 1/2 of the sausage on top. Bake.
  • make gravy-you can start making the gravy when the timer says the biscuits have 5 minutes left in the oven. White gravy for biscuits really adds flavor.
  • pour gravy on biscuits when they come out of the oven!

Variations of biscuits and gravy

  • less biscuits-if you want to cut down on carbs, you can use 1 can of biscuits instead of 2. You can use a smaller pan if you are going this route. Staying with the 9 x 13 baking dish is doable when cutting down on biscuits, but there could be spaces in between the biscuit pieces.
  • more pepper-in my personal opinion, you can never use too much pepper. If you want to use extra pepper than what the recipe requires, you can.
  • brats-sometimes I do not have sausage on hand, so I cut open brat skins and squeeze out the meat and fry it as normal sausage. I would recommend using a sweeter flavor of brats if going that method.

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Favorite ingredients to use for this homemade biscuits and gravy recipe:

  • sausage-Breakfast sausage would be the most tasty in this recipe. I used savory deer sausage the first time making this though because that is what I had in my freezer. It tasted good, but I would recommend breakfast sausage for this sausage biscuit recipe.
  • butter-stick or tub butter
  • milk-base for gravy
  • biscuitsPillsbury , not sponsored, but Pillsbury is best. You can use other brands, but that might affect your cook time a little bit. You would just have to watch it more closely to ensure it does not get done too quick!

How to store sausage biscuits and gravy:

  • fridge-store this breakfast bake in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to one week
  • freezer-this recipe can be a freezer meal! Make as directions instruct, and then let cool. Place a cover over the dish, and put in the freezer until ready to use. To reheat, place in it in the oven for 400 degrees for about an hour or until heated throughout.
biscuits and gravy bake

Biscuits and Gravy Bake

This Biscuits and Gravy Recipe is a great way to use up those biscuits that are hiding in the back of the fridge! Homemade sausage gravy and biscuits tastes good any time of the day.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 573 kcal

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Ingredients
  

  • 2 cans of Pillsbury biscuits
  • 1 lb sausage
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp ground black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups whole milk

Instructions
 

  • Start by browning the breakfast sausage in a skillet with high edges. While browning, use a pizza cutter to cut biscuits into fourths. Place biscuits into a greased 9/13 baking pan.
  • Once sausage is browned, scoop half of it onto the biscuits in the baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for around 25 minutes.
  • At around the 20 minute baking mark, start making the gravy by melting butter in the pan with the sausage in it over medium heat. Once melted, stir in flour, pepper, and salt.
  • Stir in whole milk slowly, 1 cup at a time. Allow gravy to thicken.
  • At the 25 minute mark for the biscuits, check to see if tops are brown. If they are not brown, bake for an additional few minutes. Once tops are slightly browned, remove from oven.
  • Pour gravy over top biscuits. Cut into squares and serve your Biscuits and Gravy. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 573kcal

All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutritional facts listed are a rough estimate and should only be followed as a general idea.

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