biscuits and gravy casserole recipe

Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

The neighborhood kids beg me to make this biscuits and gravy casserole -- it's THAT good! If you need an easy, hearty breakfast for dinner casserole that everyone will love, this is your meal!
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Course: Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 43 minutes
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 774kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. breakfast sausage*
  • 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 c. whole milk
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 16 oz. can Pillsbury flaky biscuits each biscuit cut into quarters or sixths
  • 2 tbsp. butter melted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375° and spray a large baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a large skillet cook sausage until browned all over.
  • If there is a lot of grease, drain if desired and sprinkle flour all over the sausage, cooking for just a minute longer.
  • Season with cayenne, salt and freshly cracked black pepper.
  • Pour milk over mixture, constantly stirring while bringing the mixture to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer about 5 minutes until thick.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Place half your diced biscuits onto the bottom of your baking dish, bake those for a few minutes in the oven, remove from oven and pour gravy mixture on top.
  • Top with the remaining biscuits and brush with butter.
  • Place in the oven to bake 17-18 minutes, until biscuits are golden and sausage mixture is bubbling making sure that biscuits in the bottom of the casserole dish are baked through as well.