There is no comfort food quite like the biscuit with a delicious sausage gravy top. This combo will warm your bones even on the coldest days. But when you want to eat biscuits and gravy as a meal instead of as a breakfast or a side, it may be time to transform it into something more—like a casserole big enough to feed your whole family!
If you aren’t quite sure how to transform this wholesome comfort food into a hearty super, scroll down to explore some amazing biscuit and gravy casserole recipes!
The Best Biscuit and Gravy Casserole Recipes
1. Sausage and Cheese Biscuit Casserole
Traditionally, biscuits and gravy doesn’t have any cheese in it, but what is a casserole without cheese? This recipe combines the best of both worlds to create a hearty cheesy goodness that is sure to please every taste bud at your potluck or family dinner table. The recipe can be found on All Recipes and is very straight forward to make. There are even tips to make it spicy with some additional seasonings when you want a casserole with a kick!
2. Breakfast Biscuits and Gravy Casserole Recipe
While you are bringing biscuits and gravy to the dinner table in a casserole, why not do the reverse and bring a tasty casserole to the breakfast table? This recipe can be found on Yummly, and while it is very similar to the recipe featured above, you will be adding eggs to give this recipe more of a breakfast feel. And for those that really crave the breakfast taste, you can also swap the regular sausage in the recipe for breakfast sausage.
3. Sausage Biscuit & Gravy Hashbrown Bake
Although biscuits and gravy can often be hearty enough on its own, you may find yourself wanting a way to make your casserole more filling. That’s when you should pull out this recipe from Bakespace for this delicious biscuit and gravy bake. This recipe is very simple to make but does require 40-45 minutes in the oven, so be sure you start it well ahead of the time you expect hungry mouths to wander into the kitchen.
4. Vegan Biscuit and Gravy Casserole
Do you have guests coming over that are vegan? Then wow them by making a biscuit and gravy casserole that they can have! And you’ll likely find that it tastes just as good as a regular biscuit and gravy casserole so your entire family won’t mind eating it instead. The most difficult part about this recipe is finding a dairy free biscuit dough, but you can also make your own if needed. The full recipe for this delectable and hearty, yet animal-friendly meal can be found on Sweet Greens Vegan.
5. Onion and Pepper Biscuit and Gravy Casserole
Biscuits and gravy are such a heavy meal that sometimes you can wish that there was an easy way to add vegetables—and there is! Just take a look at this biscuit and gravy casserole recipe from The Kansas Kitchen which uses onion and bell peppers to bring a fresh crunch to this dish. Besides just adding the vegetables, this casserole also recommends using a cheese blend rather than cheddar cheese to help lighten the flavor.
6. Gluten Free Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
In addition to vegan friends, you likely also know someone who needs gluten or wheat free meals and there is no reason to leave them out of the deliciousness of biscuit and gravy casserole! Follow this recipe on Mom I’m Hungry to create your own biscuit dough and country gravy that are gluten free, then bake them into a casserole similar to those listed above! Do note that gluten free biscuit dough doesn’t rise quite as much as regular dough so you will need to keep an eye on this creation as it cooks.
7. Light Biscuits and Gravy Bake
When you are on a diet to lose weight, it can seem like something as delicious as biscuit and gravy casserole is out of your reach! But this isn’t true at all, because you can make this light version of the delicious dish found on The Skinny-ish Dish. Instead of a full fat cheese, you will need the reduced fat version, and you will also be swapping the eggs for egg whites. Grab the lean turkey sausage rather than the pork version, and you’ll be surprised at how tasty this dish is at only 273 calories per serving!
8. Chicken, Biscuit, and Gravy Casserole
After eating biscuit and gravy casserole a few times, you may be looking for a way to switch up the recipe a bit without having to learn to cook something entirely new. This is when you should take a chance on this recipe on Rachel Ray Mag to make a delicious casserole with chicken, biscuits, and gravy. This recipe calls for a rotisserie chicken, as well as several veggies like carrots and celery—making the final product taste a bit like a giant pot pie!
9. John Wayne Beef and Biscuit Casserole
Now you’ve heard about John Wayne, but did you know that he has a biscuit and gravy casserole dish named after him? It’s true! This dish is packed full of ground beef, veggies, and cheese to create a creamy, beefy, biscuit concoction that will leave you wanting more. This recipe can be found on Tbsp., just be aware that this casserole does call for several more ingredients, most of which are spices, than any other casserole on this list—so you will want to check the ingredient list and consider heading to the store before you start.
10. Johnsonville Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
The best part about biscuits and gravy is that you can use simple ingredients to upgrade your casserole to something even more spectacular without even having to try it! For the Johnsonville style casserole, which was featured on Yummly, you will need mushroom soup, parmesan cheese, and chives, in addition to the basic biscuit and gravy ingredients. The result is something absolutely delicious that will leave your guests wondering how you made something so delicious out of such basic ingredients!
As you can see, biscuits and gravy casseroles are quite versatile and you really can’t go wrong no matter what ingredients you decide to combine them with. Whether you decide to make a simple biscuit and gravy breakfast bake, or go all out with the John Wayne beef and biscuit casserole, any recipe on this list is sure to make you a favorite at the next family meal. And if your family has dietary restrictions, you can easily make a version of biscuit and gravy casserole that they can enjoy too! Bon Appetit!