How to Make Biscuits and Peppered Sausage Gravy

You don't need to live in the South to know how to make biscuits and gravy. This Southern classic is easier than you think, and you'll win over your guests with fluffy biscuits and peppery sausage gravy.

-Hi, I'm Miranda and if you're wondering what's for dinner? I have a recipe for you. How about biscuits and gravy in under 30 minutes. Today, we are gonna whip a batch of biscuits with peppered sausage gravy. So, I have our ingredients all laid out here, let's get cooking. We're gonna start with 1 can of buttermilk biscuits. Now, these are fresh out of the oven, 5 biscuits in total. We have 1 pound of pork sausage. We also have a 1/4 cup of butter here, 1/3 cup of all purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon of coarse ground black pepper. We have 1 and 3 quarter cups of chicken broth, and also we have a quarter cup of half and in half. So, over here I have a 10-inch skillet. I'm gonna begin by putting this on medium high heat and I am gonna cook up our delicious pork sausage. So, I'm gonna let this cooked in the skillet for like 8 to 10 minutes out. I'll begin to crumble it as it begins to cook. I'm gonna keep an eye kind of stirring occasionally for 8 to 10 minutes. Alright, check out deliciously cooked sausage, amazing. What we're gonna do is just pop this onto a plate and wanna let this drain. Now, you could use a new pan if you want but because this has all the really tasty like, you know, yummy sausage juices, I'm gonna use this one to make a par gravy, so just gonna pop in that butter and let that all nice and melted. Do they sound like a medium heat? Alright, butter is melted. Next, we are going to whisk in our flour. Look at that all bubbly delicious with some nice whisky, wispy, wispy, wispy action here. Well, not whisky but like wisping like baby talk for whisking. Look how great that look. Let's put in our garlic powder. How about some pepper. It wouldn't be peppered sausage gravy without that pepper, right? beautiful, okay, give this nice little paste here, do our half and half, lovely and then that chicken broth, awesome. Alright, over medium heat, we're just gonna keep whisking this until it starts to thicken, give just a few minutes, and it will start to get nice and thick and gravy like. Alright, take a look at this gravy, so you know, obviously still liquid, but it's thick just like a gravy should be, check that out, beautiful. If you want it a little bit more, you know, thick. You are welcome to kind of keep stirring and cooking, but this looks delicious for me. So, I'm gonna turn the heat off, add in the all important sausage that cooked sausage, gorgeous, give that a nice stir around. Okay, and then all we have to do, so easy, I have our warm split biscuits right here and we're just gonna spoon it on top this wonderful sausage gravy mixture. Look at that delicious, ready to eat. Now, you know how to make biscuit and peppered sausage gravy.