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Country Biscuits and Gravy

Country Biscuits and Gravy

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Serves 4

2 Biscuits and 1/3 Cup Gravy Per Serving


Renal and Renal Diabetic Exchanges:

1 Meat, 2 Starch, 1 Non-Dairy Milk Substitute,

4 Fat




  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/3 cup liquid non-dairy creamer
  • 1/3 cup water


  • 6 oz ground beef
  • ½ teaspoon sage
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon basil
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup liquid non-dairy creamer


  1. For biscuits, combine flour and baking powder in a bowl.
  2. Cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  3. Add creamer and water, mixing to form a dough.
  4. Knead on a floured surface 10 times.
  5. Roll dough out and cut into 8 biscuits.
  6. Bake on a greased baking sheet at 450 F for 10-12 minutes until golden

For gravy:

  1. Mix ground beef with spices in a bowl.
  2. Brown beef in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Drain, set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, melt margarine over low heat.
  5. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch with ¼ cup creamer until smooth.
  6. Add remaining creamer and stir until smooth.
  7. Add to margarine in skillet and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and bubbles.
  8. Add beef and heat thoroughly.

Serve over biscuits

Nutritional information

  • Calories 524
  • Carbohydrates 51 g
  • Protein 13 g
  • Fat 31 g
  • Sodium 525 mg
  • Potassium 311 mg
  • Phosphorus 393 mg


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