Turkey Gravy and Biscuits
This lightened up classic Turkey Gravy and Biscuits is out of this world. You will never know this is ground turkey and you surely won’t be lacking any sausage flavors. Ready in under 30 minutes this is a perfectly quick and easy Sunday morning family brunch.
Why you'll love this recipe
- This turkey gravy and biscuits is easy to throw together and ready in under 30 minutes.
- A lightened up classic the entire family can enjoy, kids and adults.
- This recipe uses minimal ingredients and easily accessible pantry staples.
- You’ll feel like your splurging without the guilt.
Can you make this ahead of time?
Definitely! Make your gravy ahead of time and reheat on the stove or in the microwave when you’re ready to serve. You can also make your biscuits ahead of time but they do taste best straight out of the oven in my opinion for that classic turkey gravy and biscuits taste.
How to make this gluten free and dairy free
Use your favorite gluten free biscuits and flour. You can also make this turkey gravy and biscuits dairy free by swapping milk with a non dairy alternative like almond or coconut milk.
What store bought biscuits do you use?
I am using Kroger Jumbo Buttermilk Biscuits, they’re 170 calories 6F/25C/3P for one full biscuit. Use whatever you have access to as I will provide the MyFitnessPal details for the gravy alone so you can add your biscuits. I will also provide a breakdown for the full turkey gravy and biscuits using the Kroger brand in MyFitnessPal.
Ingredients and Substitutes:
These are the main ingredients and substitutions for turkey gravy and biscuits. Scroll down to the recipe card for full ingredients list and instructions.
Biscuits: as mentioned above I am using Kroger Buttermilk Jumbo Biscuits for this recipe. You can swap with your favorite brand, gluten free alternative and swap to something else like a toasted english muffin.
Turkey: this recipe uses Jennie-O Ground Turkey Sausage. I do suggest you stick with turkey sausage vs. ground turkey since it has a higher fat content and gives the gravy some added flavor but you definitely can use whatever works best for you. Chicken, turkey, beef or pork will all work.
Milk: this recipe uses whole fat milk. You can absolutely swap with 2% or even fat free. Macros will change.
Flour: if you do not want to use all-purpose flour any alternative (Almond, Coconut, Oat) will work but macros will change.
How to make turkey gravy and biscuits
Pre-heat the oven according to the biscuit instructions and bake according to time listed.
While the biscuits bake add the turkey sausage to a pan over medium and brown. While the sausage cooks break into small pieces.
Once the sausage has cooked almost fully through add nutmeg, paprika, salt and pepper. Stir together to evenly coat the meat.
Add 1/4 cup flour to the sausage and mix together until the flour has completely coated the sausage and no longer white.
Slowly add the milk to the sausage and bring to a boil while whisking continuously as to not burn the milk. Once the gravy has started to rapidly boil reduce to a simmer and simmer until the gravy thickens to your desired gravy consistency whisking continuously.
Remove your biscuits from the oven, slice in half and top with 1/2 cup of gravy, approximately 100 grams. Enjoy your turkey gravy and biscuits as is or topped with chopped chives, fresh cracked pepper and hot sauce if you’re wanting some spice.
Serving details: Makes approximately 7, 1/2 cup, 100g servings of gravy.
Per serving: 141 calories: 11 P / 8 C / 7 F
Serve with one full biscuit: 311 calories: 14 P / 33 C / 13 F
Split everything into 16 servings: 1/2 biscuit and 1/4 cup of gravy = 155 calories: 7 P / 16 C / 7 F
What to serve this recipe with
While turkey gravy and biscuits is a filling meal on it’s own it is great paired with freshly scrambled eggs or a over easy egg on top. Pair with a fresh fruit salad.
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“ohsnapmacros Turkey Gravy and Biscuits”
|1 can Buttermilk Jumbo Biscuits (8 biscuits)|
|1 lbs. Jennie-O Lean Turkey Sausage|
|2 1/2 cups whole milk|
|1/4 cup all-purpose flour|
|1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg|
|1/2 tsp. smoke paprika|
|1/4 tsp. salt|
|1/4 tsp. fresh cracked pepper|
|1/8-1/4 tsp. cayenne (not needed but optional if you like extra spicy)|