Cornmeal-Sage Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

Sage and cornmeal give the biscuits an interesting taste and texture, perfect for the turkey sausage gravy in this southern-style breakfast.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

1 3/4
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
cup yellow cornmeal
2/3
cup milk
1
teaspoon dried sage leaves, crumbled
1
package (12 ounces) bulk turkey breakfast sausage
1/4
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
2 1/4
cups milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

  • 1 Heat oven to 450ºF. Stir 1 3/4 cups Bisquick mix, the cornmeal, 2/3 cup milk and the sage until soft dough forms; beat 30 seconds. Drop by 12 spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 While biscuits are baking, cook sausage in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle 1/4 cup Bisquick mix over sausage; stir in to blend. Gradually stir in 2 1/4 cups milk until well blended.
  • 3 Cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened. Stir in salt and pepper. Serve biscuits with sausage gravy.

Expert Tips

Biscuit is a French word that roughly translates to “bake twice,” referring to the way earlier versions were prepared.

For just 11 grams of fat and 325 calories per serving, use Reduced Fat Bisquick mix, fat-free (skim) milk and reduced-fat turkey breakfast sausage.

Turkey sausage is often sold near pork sausage in the meat section of your grocery store. You also may find it in the freezer section.

Enjoy this popular southern-style breakfast with a glass of your favorite juice and lots of fresh fruit.

Garnish with chopped fresh chives or parsley.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
335
(
Calories from Fat
115 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13 g
13 %
(Saturated Fat
4 g,
4 %
),
Cholesterol
40 mg
40 %;
Sodium
1390 mg
1390 %;
Total Carbohydrate
39 g
39 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
16 g
16 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
22%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.