Thursday, March 22, 2007

Cheap Eats Recipe-Biscuits and Gravy

Country Biscuits and Gravy

2 c Flour
4 ts Baking powder
1 ts Salt
2 tb Olive Oil
2/3 c Sweet milk

Sift dry ingredients together. Rub in oil, add
milk all at once. Mix to a smooth dough, roll out
1/2" thick. Cut with biscuit cutter. Handle as
little as possible to make light, flaky biscuits.
Bake at 425 for 10 minutes.

1/4 lb ground meat
1 med onion, chopped fine
2-3 large button mushrooms, chopped fine
16 oz can of chicken or beef broth.
3-4 tb all purpose flour

Brown the ground meat, add onions and mushrooms and sautée together until tender.
In a bowl, whisk broth and flour together until all lumps are gone. Add broth mix to ground meat and stir over medium heat until thick and bubbly. Add salt and pepper to taste.

To Serve: Split a biscuit in half and pour gravy over. Serve sliced tomatoes on the side.


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