These filling, savory breakfast biscuits are baked with sausage and cheddar cheese, and seasoned with bell peppers, chili powder, and sage. Serve them for breakfast, brunch or a protein-rich snack. Delicious!
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Snack
2cupsunbleached flour or white whole wheat flour
1red bell pepperchopped small
1 1/2cupsgrated sharp cheddar cheese
5breakfast sausage linkscooked and chopped (about 4 oz)
Preheat oven to 425. Butter a cookie sheet or baking stone and set aside.
In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, chili powder, sage, and salt. Cut the butter into the flour mixture with a fork or pastry cutter until the butter is the size of large crumbs.
Put bell pepper, sausage, cheese, and 3/4 cup of the milk into the flour mixture and stir to combine. Add additional milk until all of the flour is mixed in and the dough is moist.
Drop biscuits by the heaping tablespoonful on the baking stone. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the tops of the biscuits are golden and beginning to crisp slightly.