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Cornmeal-Sage Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

Cornmeal-Sage Biscuits with Sausage Gravy
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 6
Sage and cornmeal give the biscuits an interesting taste and texture, perfect for the turkey sausage gravy in this southern-style breakfast.
Updated November 14, 2007
Make With
Make With
Bisquick

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. 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.

  • 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 Facts

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