Reduced-Fat Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

From Cook's Country | October/November 2013

Why this recipe works:

For tender biscuits with less fat, we replace most of the butter with reduced-fat cream cheese and use nonfat buttermilk. For the gravy, we make our own turkey “sausage,” adding baking soda to the meat to keep it juicy and tender. Evaporated skim milk and chicken broth make a creamy, savory… read more

For tender biscuits with less fat, we replace most of the butter with reduced-fat cream cheese and use nonfat buttermilk. For the gravy, we make our own turkey “sausage,” adding baking soda to the meat to keep it juicy and tender. Evaporated skim milk and chicken broth make a creamy, savory base for the sauce, and we thicken it with a scant amount of flour and some more of our secret weapon—reduced-fat cream cheese—for a rich-tasting gravy.

Traditional Biscuits and Sausage Gravy has 600 calories, 35 grams of fat, and 13 grams of saturated fat per serving. Our Reduced-Fat Biscuits and Sausage Gravy has 390 calories, 12 grams of fat, and 5 grams of saturated fat per serving.

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Serves 6

Remember to put the butter and neufchatel in the freezer at least 1 hour before you start making the biscuits.

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