• 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 12 3-oz. Breakfast Sausage Patties
  • 12 quail eggs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 oz. sliced white cheddar cheese
  • 8 oz. Blackberry Jam (recipe to follow)
  • 12 Buttermilk Biscuits (recipe to follow)

Buttermilk Biscuits:

  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 9 oz. butter (cold and cut into small cubes)
  • 2 cups buttermilk

Blackberry Jam:

  • 2 pints blackberries
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 lemon plus zest



Breakfast Sausage

Meal Course:


Dish Type:

Entrée, Sandwich


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. In large sauté pan with 1 tsp. oil, sear both sides of sausage patties until golden brown.
  3. While sausage is cooking, in nonstick skillet over medium heat, gently cook quail eggs sunny-side up in 2 tsp. oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place sausage patties on sheet pan and top with sliced cheddar. Place in oven to melt cheese.
  5. Spread Blackberry Jam on each cut side of biscuits.
  6. For each plate, place sausage on bottom of biscuit and top with quail egg. Rest top biscuit on the side of the built biscuit.

Buttermilk Biscuits

  1. Mix dry ingredients together.
  2. Add in cold butter and mix using a pastry cutter (note: do not overmix).
  3. Mix in buttermilk gently until dough comes together.
  4. Roll onto floured surface, folding over dough 4-5 times to create layering.
  5. Cut biscuits with 2-inch cutter, and place on sheet pan sprayed with nonstick spray.
  6. Brush melted butter over biscuits.
  7. Bake in a 450°F convection oven until golden brown.

Blackberry Jam

  1. In mixing bowl, toss berries with sugar. Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes.
  2. In small sauce pot, add berries, lemon juice and splash of water.
  3. Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Add lemon zest.
  5. Refrigerate until needed.