Make It a Meal: 5 Excuses to Have Biscuits for Dinner

Make It a Meal: 5 Excuses to Have Biscuits for Dinner

Emma Christensen
Oct 21, 2010

Fresh biscuits like our Bacon-Cheddar Biscuits are so easy to pull together and take so little time to bake, they make an ideal component to a weeknight meal. In fact, we've been known to make them the centerpiece of the meal. Here are a few of our favorite excuses.

1. Topped with Sauce - Many of the same sauces we put over pasta are fantastic over biscuits as well. We particularly love creamy ones like this Mushroom Sauce.

2. Eggs Galore - Never have eggs for dinner looked so good! Scrambled or fried, an egg makes this a quick meal that we can even eat on the go.

3. Southern-Style Croque Monsieur or Madame - Speaking of eggs, why not add a slice of cheese and a layer of ham and make it into a version of this classic French sandwich?

4. Beans and Biscuits - Biscuits smothered in smoky baked beans. Sounds good to us.

5. Dropped in Soup - We set the fresh biscuit right on top of our bowl of soup and break off little bites with every spoonful.

What other tricks do you use for turning biscuits into a meal?

Recipe Pictured Above: Sausage Gravy over Biscuits from The Hungry Dudes

Related: Old Fashioned Breakfast: Biscuits with Milk and Sugar

(Image: Flickr member @joefoodie licensed under Creative Commons)

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