Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

Okay, don’t hate me but I had never had any type of biscuits and gravy prior to making this recipe and I seriously regret it! But in my opinion, this is the best biscuits and gravy casserole I have ever had in my life! Not only because I have nothing to compare it to, but because it’s homemade and total comfort food!

biscuit and gravy casserole

If you are turned off by the thought of soggy biscuits think again. This dish is topped with gravy and biscuits but just think of delicious biscuits, with cheese, tasty sausage, and yummy scrambled eggs. I promise you, it is SO delicious, you are going to need to try it as soon as possible! 

This recipe is one of the 15 featured in my Meal Planner Guide, and I have to say it is my top 5 and so that is one of the main reasons I am sharing it with you! The guide includes a lot of other yummy recipes you are also going to want to try, like these Birthday Cake Cinnamon Rolls.

Biscuit and gravy casserole ingredients:
  • 4 links Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 liquid egg whites (184 grams)
  • 6 oz. can Pillsbury Jr. Flaky Layers biscuits
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat Mexican blend shredded cheese (28 grams)
  • 1/2 cup 1% milk (120 mL)
Gravy:
  • 1 cup 1% milk (240 mL)
  • 2 tbsp whipped butter (14 grams)
  • 2 tbsp flour (15 grams)

How do you make healthy biscuits and gravy?
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 7×9 baking dish
  2. In a large pan, saute the sausage until browned and fully cooked
  3. In a large bowl combine eggs, egg whites, milk, and shredded cheese
  4. Pour the egg mixture into the baking dish and top with sausage. Cover with foil and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until center is no longer liquid
  5. While this bakes, prepare the gravy by melting the butter in a small pot. Whisk in the flour and add the milk. Bring to a boil and reduce to low, stirring constantly until thickened 
  6. Pour the gravy over the set egg bake
  7. Separate each biscuit into 3 layers and carefully arrange over top of the casserole
  8. Bake for 15-20 more minutes
Can you meal prep the biscuits and gravy casserole? 

Yes, this recipe is the perfect meal prep! It reheats great. Just make sure you store it in a covered dish or a sealed container. It will stay fresh for up to a week!

What is the nutrition information for this recipe?

This recipe makes 6 servings. The serving size is 205 grams, 350 calories 16.6g fat 23.1g carbs 24.8g protein. If you track macros the My Fitness Pal entry is HNFit Biscuits & Gravy Casserole.

Is this dish macro-friendly?

You would not believe it if I told you this upon enjoying it because it tastes as indulgent as it can get, but each serving is only 350 calories and 25 grams of protein! 

biscuits and gravy casserole

Is biscuits and gravy casserole a breakfast or dinner recipe?

This is a great question. Because there are eggs and sausage in this recipe it can be considered a breakfast recipe, but I enjoyed it with my dinner. I would say whatever floats your boat goes in this situation.

What are the Pillsbury Jr. Biscuits?

These may be tricky to find. It is a super small can of smaller/mini biscuits. If you are unable to find the Jr. biscuits, use 6 ounces of the larger biscuits cut them into cubes. Here is a link to the ones I used in this recipe.

How do you make gravy not clumpy?

It is important that you constantly stir the gravy when you are making it. If you allow the flour to stick and burn, it is going to get clumpy. Follow the instructions listed in this recipe carefully to ensure you get a tasty, and creamy gravy.

Can I freeze biscuits and gravy casserole?

If you want to meal prep this recipe and freeze it ahead of time I suggest cutting it up first into serving sizes and freezing it. Take out what you need upon eating it and enjoy. This recipe will last for a few weeks if frozen right away.

How long do I bake the biscuits and gravy casserole?

The initial bake of this casserole is to set the eggs, which could take anywhere from 30-40 minutes. After that, you top the bake with the biscuits, and gravy and bake for about 10 more minutes.

How do you make creamy gravy for biscuits?

Don’t be intimidated by making this gravy, it is really only milk, butter, and flour! All of the ingredients are listed within this blog but I will also list them within this question:

“Prepare the gravy by melting the butter in a small pot. Whisk in the flour and add the milk. Bring to a boil and reduce to low, stirring constantly until thickened.” 

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Yield: 6

Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

This is the best biscuits and gravy casserole I have ever had in my life! Not only because I have nothing to compare it to, but because it's homemade and total comfort food!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 links Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 liquid egg whites (184 grams)
  • 6 oz. can Pillsbury Jr. Flaky Layers biscuits
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat Mexican blend shredded cheese (28 grams)
  • 1/2 cup 1% milk (120 mL)

Gravy

  • 1 cup 1% milk (240 mL)
  • 2 tbsp whipped butter (14 grams)
  • 2 tbsp flour (15 grams)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 7x9 baking dish
  2. In a large pan, saute the sausage until browned and fully cooked
  3. In a large bowl combine eggs, egg whites, milk, and shredded cheese
  4. Pour the egg mixture into the baking dish and top with sausage. Cover with foil and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until center is no longer liquid
  5. While this bakes, prepare the gravy by melting the butter in a small pot. Whisk in the flour and add the milk. Bring to a boil and reduce to low, stirring constantly until thickened 
  6. Pour the gravy over the set egg bake
  7. Separate each biscuit into 3 layers and carefully arrange over top of the casserole
  8. Bake for 15-20 more minutes

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

205 grams

Amount Per Serving Calories 350Total Fat 16.6gCarbohydrates 23.1gProtein 24.8g

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