Buttermilk Turkey Gravy Over Mashed Potato Biscuits

Ingredients

For the Mashed Potato Biscuits:

2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons of baking powder
1 teaspoon of salt
1/4 cup of cold butter cubed
1 1/2 cups of cold mashed potatoes
1 egg beaten
2/3 cup + 2 tablespoons of buttermilk divided

For the Turkey Gravy:  

1/2 cup of diced onions
1/2 cup of roughly chopped button mushrooms
2 tablespoons of flour
1 1/2 cups of turkey drippings or turkey stock
1/2 cup of buttermilk
1/2 cup of diced turkey meat
salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in the cold butter until the pieces are no larger than peas. Mix in the mashed potatoes.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in the cold butter until the pieces are no larger than peas. Mix in the mashed potatoes.
  4. Place on a Circulon Symmetry Chocolate Nonstick Cookie Sheet. Brush the tops with buttermilk and bake for 15 - 18 minutes until the biscuits are golden brown on top.

To make the gravy: 

  1. In a skillet, sauté the onions and mushrooms until translucent. Stir in the flour and cook until golden and fragrant.
  2. Add the turkey drippings and whisk until it comes up to a simmer and begins to thicken. Turn off the heat once it reaches desired thickness.
  3. Add in the buttermilk, turkey meat and season with salt and pepper to taste. Spoon turkey gravy over the biscuits and top with a poached or fried egg.