Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 9 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2 cups)

  2. 3 1/4 teaspoons baking powder

  3. 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  4. 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

  5. 1/4 cup vegetable shortening

  6. 1 cup 1% low-fat buttermilk

  7. Cooking spray

  8. 1/4 pound reduced-fat pork breakfast sausage

  9. 1 teaspoon unsalted butter

  10. 1 cup chopped onion

  11. 2 1/4 cups 2% reduced-fat milk, divided

  12. 2 teaspoons minced fresh sage

  13. 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

  14. 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  15. 2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Weigh or lightly spoon 2 cups flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients (through salt) in a bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk; stir just until moist.

  2. Turn dough out onto a heavily floured surface; knead lightly 5 times. Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 3 1/4-inch biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until golden.

  3. Cook sausage in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 10 minutes or until browned; stir to crumble. Remove from pan, and drain on paper towels. Add butter to drippings; cook until butter melts. Add onion; cook 12 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in sausage, 2 cups milk, sage, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper.

  4. Combine 2 1/2 tablespoons flour and 1/4 cup milk, stirring with a whisk until well blended to form a slurry. Stir slurry into sausage mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, 3 minutes or until gravy is thick and bubbly. Cut biscuits in half. Spoon gravy evenly over biscuit halves.


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