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Biscuits and Smoked Sausage Gravy

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours




This southern breakfast classic gets a smoke infusion in Traeger’s breakfast biscuits with smoked sausage gravy recipe. Homemade biscuits are covered in a white gravy powered by smoked sausage. This breakfast is guaranteed to get your day started off on the right foot.


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Units of Measurement:


  • 1 Tube Pork Sausage (12 oz.)

  • 2 1/8 Cup all-purpose flour

  • 3 Teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 butter, cut into cubes

  • 2 3/4 Cup milk

  • freshly ground black pepper


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Set the unwrapped sausage roll directly on the grill grate and smoke for 30 to 60 minutes.

    Grill180 ˚F


    • 1 Tube Pork Sausage (12 oz.)

  • 3

    For the biscuits: In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in the butter with a pastry blender or two knives until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.


    • 2 Cup all-purpose flour

    • 3 Teaspoon baking powder

    • 1/2 Teaspoon salt

    • 1/2 butter, cut into cubes

  • 4

    Pour in the milk and stir just until you have a soft dough. Add a bit more milk if needed. Do not over mix.


    • 3/4 Cup milk

  • 5

    Tip the dough onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead with floured hands until it comes together. Pat into a disk about 1/2” thick.
  • 6

    Flour a round cookie or biscuit cutter and cut into biscuits. Transfer to an ungreased cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • 7

    After the sausage has smoked, remove the sausage and set temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 8

    Put the baking sheet with the uncooked biscuits on the grill grate and bake the biscuits until risen and golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.

    Grill500 ˚F

  • 9

    While biscuits are baking, heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook until well browned and cooked through, about 7 minutes.
  • 10

    Using a slotted spoon, transfer the sausage to a bowl, leaving the rendered fat in the skillet. Whisk the flour into the fat and cook, stirring, for about 1 minute.


    • 2 Tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 11

    While whisking, pour the milk into the skillet and bring the gravy to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer gently for 2 minutes. Stir in the sausage and season with black pepper.


    • 2 Cup milk

    • To Taste freshly ground black pepper

  • 12

    Split the warm biscuits in half and divide them among plates. Top each biscuit with gravy and serve. Enjoy!

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