Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

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Serve this cozy brunch dish with a side of fresh fruit, a glass of kale-apple juice, and coffee.

  • 8Servings

Ingredients

Sausage

  • 1 cup soft tofu, drained
  • 1/2 cup potato flour
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseeds or flaxseed meal
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium tamari
  • 2 Tbs. maple syrup
  • 2 Tbs. molasses
  • 2 Tbs. nutritional yeast
  • 11/2 tsp. ground fennel
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Biscuits

  • 1 cup plus 2 Tbs. plain soymilk
  • 11/2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 11/2 Tbs. baking powder
  • 1 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 10 Tbs. vegan margarine, such as Earth Balance Buttery sticks

Gravy

  • 1/3 cup vegan margarine
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups plain soymilk
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper, plus more for sprinkling

Preparation

1 | Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat two baking sheets with cooking spray.

2 | To make Sausage: Mix together all ingredients in large bowl with 1/2 cup water. Spread mixture in thin layer on one prepared baking sheet, and bake 15 minutes. Cool, then crumble into pieces.

3 | To make Biscuits: Whisk together soymilk and vinegar in medium bowl. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in large bowl. Cut margarine into flour mixture with two knives or rub with fingers until it's the size of small peas. Stir in soymilk mixture.

4 | Transfer dough to floured work surface, and pat into 1-inch-thick rectangle. Cut out eight 3-inch rounds of dough, and transfer to second prepared baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes, or until golden brown on top.

5 | To make Gravy: Melt margarine in large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour, and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low, and whisk in soymilk. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, or until thickened, whisking constantly. Stir in cayenne pepper and Sausage.

To serve: Split Biscuits in half. Place two halves on each plate, and top with 1/4 cup Gravy. Sprinkle with cayenne pepper. Pass remaining Gravy at table.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 449
  • Carbohydrate Content: 53 g
  • Fat Content: 21 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 6 g
  • Sodium Content: 1 mg
  • Sugar Content: 6 g