From the recipe box- Cheddar Biscuit Pie


First thing's first, yes, I use a recipe box. I'm old school when it comes to that.  Best way to organize for me.  I was given a recipe box at my wedding shower filled with cards from family & friends & I've used it ever since.  Best gift by the way starting off with lots of yummy recipes.  

I posted this picture on Instagram yesterday morning & got many requests for the recipe.  It's a favorite of our family's & I seem to make it a whole lot during the Autumn & Winter months.  Just so gosh darn yummy.   The perfect combination of every thing autumnal, makes the perfect hearty dinner for when there is a chill in the air. 

I got the recipe years ago out of the Martha Stewart Baby magazine.  Anyone remember those & the Kids magazines?  I enjoyed getting them & still have every issue I might add.  Oh, they were good! So thanks, Martha! 

Cheddar Biscuit Pie 

1 C. + 1 TB flour 
2 tsp. baking powder 
1 tsp. salt 
1/4 c. shortening 
1/2 c. cheddar cheese, grated 
7 TB milk 
1 lb. sausage, crumbled cooked & drained.  
1 onion, diced 
1 carrot, diced 
1 apple, cored & diced {skin left on} 
1/2 tsp. black pepper 
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
3/4 C. chicken stock 

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.  In a medium bowl, combine 1 C. flour, baking powder & 1/2 tsp. salt. Using a pastry cutter cut in the shortening until dough resembles coarse meal.  Stir in grated cheese & milk. Stir until combined & set aside.  

In a skillet cook sausage. When cooked remove with a spoon & transfer to a bowl. Add to skillet onion, carrot & celery. Cook for about 3 minutes.  Add apple & cook until veggies & apples soften, about 6 minutes. Add remaining salt, pepper & thyme. Add remaining tablespoon of flour, cook, stirring 1 minute.  Add stock, s scraping bottom to loosen browned sausage bits.  Pour sausage back into the skillet & stir all together. 

Pour mixture into a casserole dish & drop spoonfuls of the biscuit dough on top of the sausage mixture.  Bake uncovered until crust is golden brown, 20-25 minutes.  

Hope you & your family like it as much as we do. Adjust it to your wants & likes, I always add more celery, carrots & apple than what it calls for.  So whatever tastes suits your family.
Enjoy- Happy Fall! 



Sargento said...

Wow, your recipe is simply inspiring and and healthy. Can't wait to try this, easy and delicious recipe that your family will love. Thanks for sharing !

Unnati Silks said...

It sounds so good!! Delicious recipe.