Easy Sausage Gravy and Biscuits


This biscuits and gravy recipe uses jumbo buttermilk biscuits and pork sausage crumbles for a hearty, family-favorite breakfast that's ready in just 15 minutes.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins

Make quick and easy biscuits and gravy with this shortcut recipe. This hearty, old-fashioned breakfast is perfect for beginners and pros alike!

How to Make Biscuits and Gravy

You'll find a detailed ingredient list and step-by-step instructions in the recipe below, but let's go over the basics:

Biscuits and Gravy Ingredients

These are the five ingredients you'll need to make this top-rated biscuits and gravy recipe:

· Biscuits: This easy recipe calls for refrigerated biscuits. You could also try Basic Biscuits, if you want to go the homemade route.
· Sausage: You'll need a package of pork sausage.
· Flour: All-purpose flour acts as a thickening agent.
· Milk: Milk adds richness and works with the flour to create the perfect texture.
· Seasonings: The gravy is simply seasoned with salt and pepper.

a close-up view looking into a split biscuit, bottom topped with sausage gravy, with the golden-brown biscuit top resting on top.

How to Make Gravy for Biscuits and Gravy?

Here's a brief overview of what you can expect when you make homemade biscuits and gravy:

1. Prepare the biscuits.
2. Cook the sausage.
3. Add the flour, then stir in the milk and bring to a boil.
4. Reduce to a simmer and continue cooking for two minutes.
5. Season to taste.

How to Serve Biscuits and Gravy

Split the cooled biscuits in half, then ladle the gravy over the open biscuit halves. This stick-to-your-bones dish pairs perfectly with breakfast favorites, such as bacon and eggs. It is quite filling, though, so you might want to consider serving it with something light (like fresh fruit).

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

"This gravy was perfect and so delicious," according to one Allrecipes community member. "I just found my go-to recipe for sausage and gravy."

"Been using this recipe for YEARS now," says another community member. "It was one of the first things I felt confident making, knowing for sure it would be great every time. So simple and beginner friendly. Ultimate comfort food."

"This recipe is so quick, easy, and AMAZING," raves Lacey Bauman. "It's definitely easy on your wallet too!!! Highly recommend!"

Editorial contributions by Corey Williams


  • 1 (16 ounce) can refrigerated jumbo buttermilk biscuits

  • 1 (9.6 ounce) package Jimmy Dean® Original Hearty Pork Sausage Crumbles

  • ¼ cup flour

  • 2 ½ cups milk

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Arrange biscuits 1 to 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 13 to 15 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, cook sausage in a large skillet over medium heat until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently, about 5 to 6 minutes.

  3. Stir in flour until well combined. Gradually add milk, stirring continuously, until the gravy thickens and comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer and stir for 2 more minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  4. Split biscuits in half. Place 2 halves on each of 8 plates; top with about 1/3 cup gravy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

333 Calories
19g Fat
31g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 333
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 718mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 118mg 9%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 209mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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