Recipe: Biscuits and Gravy

This is not the world’s most complicated recipe but it is probably a little more than I want to tackle on a week night. It’s a surprisingly delicious meal even though it’s not the most healthy either.

Biscuits and Gravy

AuthorMabDifficultyBeginner

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins

Ingredients
Biscuits
 2 cups flour
 1 tbsp baking powder
 ½ cup shortening
 ½ tsp salt
 ¾ cup milk
Gravy
 450 g turkey
 25 g butter
 115 g flour
 5 g salt
 3 g black pepper
 700 ml milk
 cumin, paprika, hot sauce, sage, garlic

Directions
1

Preheat oven to 230°C

2

In a large mixing bowl mix together flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

3

Pour milk into the mixture. Mix until a dough forms.

4

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and toss with flour until no longer sticky.

5

Roll dough out into a 1/2 inch thick sheet and cut to desired shapes.

6

Place biscuits and bake until golden brown, about 12-15 minutes.

7

While the biscuits cook, make the gravy: Heat a large skillet and melt the butter.

8

Crumble turkey into then skillet and cook over medium-high heat until browned.

9

Stir in flour, salt and pepper, and any other seasoning then gradually stir in milk. Cook until mixture thickens, stirring constantly.

Adapted from All Recipes

Ingredients

Ingredients
Biscuits
 2 cups flour
 1 tbsp baking powder
 ½ cup shortening
 ½ tsp salt
 ¾ cup milk
Gravy
 450 g turkey
 25 g butter
 115 g flour
 5 g salt
 3 g black pepper
 700 ml milk
 cumin, paprika, hot sauce, sage, garlic

Directions

Directions
1

Preheat oven to 230°C

2

In a large mixing bowl mix together flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

3

Pour milk into the mixture. Mix until a dough forms.

4

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and toss with flour until no longer sticky.

5

Roll dough out into a 1/2 inch thick sheet and cut to desired shapes.

6

Place biscuits and bake until golden brown, about 12-15 minutes.

7

While the biscuits cook, make the gravy: Heat a large skillet and melt the butter.

8

Crumble turkey into then skillet and cook over medium-high heat until browned.

9

Stir in flour, salt and pepper, and any other seasoning then gradually stir in milk. Cook until mixture thickens, stirring constantly.

Biscuits and Gravy

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