Growing up in a Southern household where more butter could make everything better, I’ve had my fair share of biscuits and gravy. The only downside to this morning meal is how long it can take to prepare, especially if you make everything from scratch (which you should at least once in your life).
But I dare say that this biscuits and gravy casserole recipe might just be the answer to all of your biscuits and gravy cooking woes. It allows you to make everything all at once, in one dish. If you’re preparing for a crowd or just looking for a shortcut to save some time in the mornings, this could be a great alternative.
The recipe comes from the Diary of a Real Housewife blog, which even offers up a video tutorial for you to follow along with:
As you can see, the recipe calls for little more than sausage, flour, milk and biscuit dough. Once everything’s all mixed up, you top it with the dough, pop in the oven and, after 15-20 minutes, you’ll have creamy gravy paired with ooey, gooey biscuits — without all of the hassle of making everything individually.
The end result is a thing of beauty:
You can get the full recipe at The Diary of a Real Housewife.
When it comes to making breakfast easier, turning your favorite recipes into casseroles is a great option. So, while you’re in the mood to make delicious meals with less work, you might also want to check out these classic breakfasts-made-casseroles:
Pumpkin French Toast Casserole
French toast is yummy, but the process of making it is a bit involved … until you combine all of your ingredients and bake it in a casserole dish, that is. This recipe from Celebrating Sweets combines French bread, pumpkin puree, cream and more to yield one amazingly simple and sweet breakfast treat.
Biscuit Egg Casserole
This combines biscuits, eggs and sausage to recreate your favorite breakfast sandwich in the form of a casserole. If you’d rather have bacon instead, you can easily swap your preferred breakfast meat into this recipe from Lil’ Luna for a customizable breakfast your family will love.
Another Southern staple, y’all. Grits is a beloved morning breakfast, but just in case you’re looking for a way to make a batch to please a crowd easier than ever before, this recipe for grits casserole with smoked sausage from Spicy Southern Kitchen will surely come in handy. It combines bell peppers, onions and sausage with creamy, cheesy grits for a memorable breakfast.
So, breakfast casserole, anyone?