Sausage, Biscuit and Gravy Bake


1 pound ground pork sausage
2 teaspoons canola oil
5 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups milk
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Cooking spray
8 refrigerated jumbo biscuits
1/2 cup chopped green onions
3/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350. Cook sausage in canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until crumbly and no longer pink; remove from skillet, and drain. Melt butter in skillet; whisk in flour. Whisk constantly 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly; cook 2 minutes. Stir in sausage. Grease an 11- x 7-inch baking dish with cooking spray; place dish on a baking sheet. Split biscuits in half lengthwise; place 8 halves in baking dish. Top with half of sausage mixture and 1/4 cup chopped green onions. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with 3/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese. Bake 40 minutes or until golden.