Saturday, November 28, 2015

Sausage - Milk Gravy and Parmesan Biscuits - One Skillet Meal - 52 Breakfast Recipes

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This is one of my very favorite meals.  And this is also just about as easy to make as it gets.  Total time to make this recipe is only about 30 minutes, measuring cup to table.

One note, the recipe I am showing is the one I use a lot.  I generally decide to make this on the spur of the moment so I don't have any buttermilk handy for the biscuits.  SO I use a little cheat, combine milk and vinegar, stir, let sit for about 5 minutes and you have a pretty close substitution.  Adds a little extra zing to the biscuits over plain milk.

I am also in love with the cost.  If you watch for sales, about every couple of months you can usually find a "tube" of bulk sausage for sale for only 1 dollar a pound.  When that happens, stock up and freeze em.  I buy 20 at a time and usually run out before the next sale starts.  Shopping wisely, this entire meal comes in a t about $2 - $3 TOTAL, 50 Cents a serving!



 OK... Here's what I did...

Sausage - Milk
Gravy and Biscuits
One Skillet Meal

  • 1 "Tube" Bulk Sausage
  • 4 TBS Butter
  • 4 TBS Flour
  • 4 Cups Milk
  • 2 heaping tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Sage
  • FOR THE BISCUITS - 3 Cups Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 TBS Baking Powder
  • 1 TBS Sugar
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 Cup Plus separate 2 TBS whole Milk
  • 2 TBS Plus separate 1 tsp White Vinegar
  • Plenty of Black Pepper for Garnish
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a 10 inch cast iron skillet over medium high heat, cook the sausage until lightly browned. Remove sausage and drain on a paper towel. Discard the
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the biscuit dough - Add the vinegar to the whole milk, stir to mix and allow to sit for a couple of minutes while you prepare the dry ingredients.
  4. Add Flour, Cheese, Baking Powder, Sugar and Salt and whisk to combine. Add 1 Cup (reserving a couple TBS worth of) the vinegar milk (similar to buttermilk) and mix with a fork until just combined. DO NOT OVER MIX.. Set aside while you finish the gravy.
  5. BACK TO THE GRAVY - in the skillet, over medium heat, melt butter. While whisking, sprinkle the flour into the butter and continue to whisk until combined. Continue to whisk until a smooth slightly thick gravy begins to form ... about 2 minutes.
  6. Add milk and again whisk to combine. Increase heat until mixture begins to bubble. Continue to whisk for about 3 minutes until the gravy starts to thicken. Add the sausage back to the skillet along with the Pepper and Sage.
  7. Add the biscuits to the top of the gravy, 8-10 heaping TBS of batter at a time.
  8. Brush the tops of the biscuits with the reserve vinegar milk, pepper heavily.
  9. Bake uncovered for 12 minutes until the biscuits get a crunchy on the top with a Golden Brown and Delicious look. The gravy will be bubbly around the edges.
  10. Remove from oven right to the table (HOT... use protection so you do not scorch your table).
  11. Serve HOT and ENJOY!


This simple recipe has been added to my growing list of "52 Breakfast Ideas!"

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