Biscuits with Sausage-Apple Gravy

As irresistible as a Thanksgiving stuffing, this recipe combines apples and sausages in a creamy biscuit topping.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

4
Pillsbury™ Grands!™ frozen buttermilk biscuits (from 25-oz bag)
2
teaspoons butter or margarine
1
medium apple, cored, coarsely chopped (about 1 1/4 cups)
1
lb bulk pork sausage
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 1/4
cups fat-free (skim) milk
1/2
teaspoon onion salt
1/8
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Bake biscuits as directed on bag.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add apple pieces; cook 4 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Remove; cover and keep warm.
  • 3 Increase heat to medium-high. In same skillet, crumble sausage; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink. Add 1 tablespoon of the flour, stirring constantly, until brown. Stir in remaining flour. Stir in milk with wire whisk. Cook about 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Stir in apple pieces, onion salt and peppers.
  • 4 Split warm biscuits; place on 4 serving plates. Top with sausage-apple gravy.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    470
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    1230mg
    1230%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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