A traditional Southern morning dish, Biscuits and Gravy consists of fluffy biscuits covered in sausage gravy.

Southern breakfast staple Biscuits and Gravy is hearty and tasty. Basic biscuit and sausage gravy recipe:

Ingredients: For Biscuits: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt Cut 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter into tiny pieces

3/4 cup milk For Sausage Gravy: 1 pound ground breakfast sausage (pork or pork-turkey) 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups milk Salt and black pepper to taste Instructions:

1. Make Biscuits: a. Heat the oven to 425°F (220°C). b. Mix flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a large bowl. c. Stir in cold, diced butter to flour. Cut the butter into the flour with a pastry cutter or fingertips until it resembles coarse crumbs. d. Stir in milk until almost mixed. Do not overmix.

e. Knead the dough lightly on a floured surface. The dough should be 1 inch thick. f. Cut round biscuits and lay on a baking sheet. g. Bake biscuits till golden brown, 12-15 minutes.

2. Make Sausage Gravy: a. Brown ground sausage in a large skillet over medium heat, breaking it apart with a spoon, until cooked through. b. Stir the flour into the cooked sausage. Cook for 1-2 minutes to remove raw flour taste.

c. Slowly add milk while stirring to avoid lumps. Continue cooking and stirring for 5-7 minutes to thicken gravy. d. Salt and black pepper the gravy to taste. Remember that sausage adds salt, so taste before adding more.

3. Serve: a. Cut warm biscuits in half and arrange on plates. b. Cover biscuits with hot sausage gravy. c. Optional black pepper garnish. Southern-style Biscuits and Gravy make a comfortable breakfast!

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