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Green Chile Cheddar Biscuits and Gravy

Teri & Jenny
A delicious classic breakfast dish. Green Chile and Cheddar biscuits and gravy. Our flaky cheddar biscuits are smothered in a thick and creamy sausage country gravy.
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, brunch, sides
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 363 kcal

Ingredients
  

biscuits

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup unsalted butter (1 stick) cubed
  • 7 ounces can diced green chiles (1 can) drained
  • 1 cup mild cheddar grated
  • cup buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream for brushing

sausage country gravy

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • ½ lbs breakfast sausage
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk or half & half
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Using a pastry cutter, two knives or your fingers cut butter into the flour mixture until a coarse mealy texture has been achieved.
  • Fold in the chiles and cheddar.
  • Add buttermilk and mix until the dough just comes together.
  • Form dough into an 8 to 10 inch disc about ½ inch thick.
  • Using a 2 inch circle cutter cut 16 biscuits and place onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 16 to 20 minutes or until gold brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly.
  • While the biscuits cool prepare the gravy: Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add sausage and brown, about 4 minutes. Remove sausage from the pan and set aside.
  • Drain all but 1 tablespoon fat from the saucepan. Add remaining butter to pan and melt.
  • Whisk in flour until fully incorporated and continue to whisk, about 2 minutes.
  • Add milk to pan and continue to whisk until smooth and gravy begins to thicken, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in pepper.
  • Add sausage back to pan and stir. Season with salt and serve warm over biscuits.

Nutrition

Calories: 363kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 11gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 681mgPotassium: 170mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 655IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 200mgIron: 2mg
Keyword biscuits, bread, gravy
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