Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

  • Classic Biscuits and Gravy in a casserole form! Great quick and easy breakfast to serve a crowd.

    Top down view of a large pan of biscuit and gravy casserole.

    *Originally published August 2015. Recipe, photos, and text updated.*

    Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

    My family absolutely LOVES biscuits and gravy and so do I! It’s great comfort food for breakfast, or lunch, or dinner.

    It’s a pretty easy recipe thanks to canned biscuits but feel free to use your own homemade biscuits instead. I often do this and we actually like it better that way.

    If you are looking for some more breakfasts to feed a crowd check out these Bean and Cheese Breakfast Tacos, Breakfast Enchiladas, or this Sausage Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole.

    Top down view of biscuits and gravy casserole dished out ready to eat.

    Breakfast Casserole with Biscuits

    If you are looking to replace the canned biscuits with homemade use this recipe:

    • 3 cups (345g) all purpose flour
    • 1½ tablespoons sugar
    • 3 teaspoons baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • ¾ cup (169g) COLD butter
    • 1 cup (240ml) COLD buttermilk

    Directions for homemade biscuits

    1. In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Using a cheese grater grate the very cold butter (I like to keep mine in the freezer) into the bowl of flour. Gently mix in the butter. Stir in the buttermilk just until the dough starts to come together. It will look very rough and shaggy. 
    2. Place dough onto work surface and gently knead dough 5-10 times to finish bringing the dough together. Roll into a rectangle then fold dough into thirds. Repeat then roll into a rectangle or square that is 1/2″ thick. 
    3. Cut with a 2 1/2″ or 2 3/4″ biscuit cutter by dipping it into flour and pushing straight down. Do not twist the cutter. Cut the biscuits as close together as possible. Place biscuits on prepared pan with sides touching for softer sides or space apart for crisper sides. Re-roll any scraps until you have 12 biscuits.
    Biscuits and Gravy Casserole in a skillet.

    Overnight Breakfast Casserole

    Yes, this breakfast casserole can be made in advance!

    Follow the recipe through step. Cover with foil and place in the refrigerator. When ready to bake remove from the refrigerator at least 20 minutes before baking.

    Remove foil and top with quartered biscuits. Bake 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly and biscuits are golden.

    Close up of the gravy part of biscuit and gravy casserole.

    What to serve with Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

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    5 from 3 votes
    Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
    Prep Time
    5 mins
    Cook Time
    35 mins
    Total Time
    40 mins

    Classic Biscuits and Gravy in a casserole form! Great quick and easy breakfast to serve a crowd.

    Course: Breakfast, Breakfast/Brunch
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: biscuits and gravy casserole, breakfast casserole, make ahead breakfast casserole
    Servings: 8
    Calories: 516 kcal
    Author: Malinda Linnebur
    • 1 pound (500g) breakfast sausage
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • ½ teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced (or ⅛ teaspoon dried)
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • cup (45g) all purpose flour
    • 5 cups (1.18L) whole milk
    • 1 can Grands Biscuits (8 biscuits)
    1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9X13 baking pan, set aside.

    2. In a 12" skillet brown sausage and onion until sausage is no longer pink. Add garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper; cook for 30 seconds.

    3. Sprinkle with flour and stir in well. Cook for 1 minute. Whisk in milk and cook until slightly thickened. Pour into prepared baking dish.

    4. Cut each biscuit into quarters and place on top of gravy. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until hot and bubbly and biscuits are golden.

    Recipe Notes
    1. Make Ahead: Prepare recipe through step 3. Cover with foil and place in the refrigerator overnight. Remove from the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes before baking. Top with quartered biscuits and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly and biscuits are golden.
    2. To make homemade biscuits refer to the post or How To Make Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits
    3. Nutrition Facts: Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the information shown is just an estimate.

    What to serve with Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

    Nutrition Facts
    Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 516 Calories from Fat 261
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 29g45%
    Saturated Fat 9g56%
    Cholesterol 56mg19%
    Sodium 969mg42%
    Potassium 496mg14%
    Carbohydrates 44g15%
    Fiber 1g4%
    Sugar 10g11%
    Protein 18g36%
    Vitamin A 282IU6%
    Vitamin C 2mg2%
    Calcium 206mg21%
    Iron 3mg17%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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