Sage-Scented Cornmeal Biscuits
From EatingWell: March/April 1995
The sage-infused biscuit dough can be mixed and formed about an hour before baking; set it aside in the refrigerator. Serve alongside roast chicken or turkey.
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup cornmeal, preferably stone-ground
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage, or 1 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese, (Neufchâtel)
- 2 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten, mixed with 1 tablespoon water
- Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat it with cooking spray.
- Stir together flour, cornmeal, sage, baking powder, sugar, baking soda and salt in a mixing bowl. Cut in cream cheese and butter with two knives or your fingers until you have lumps the size of peas. Stir in buttermilk until just combined. Do not overmix or the biscuits will be tough.
- Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and pat into a circle about 9 inches in diameter. Cut into 12 wedges with a sharp knife. Transfer the wedges to the prepared baking sheet. Brush them lightly with some of the egg mixture. Bake until they are firm to the touch and very lightly browned, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve warm.
Per serving: 117 calories; 3 g fat (2 g sat, 0 g mono); 26 mg cholesterol; 18 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 1 g fiber; 277 mg sodium; 60 mg potassium.
Carbohydrate Servings: 1
Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat
More From EatingWell
Omega-3 fats are good for your heart and are found in fish...
These healthy sugar-free dessert recipes are a delicious and...
Stir-fries are an easy way to get dinner on the table fast...
Whether you're looking for a quick breakfast or a refreshing...
If you’re trying to slim down, our low-calorie dinners to...
Carbs have gotten a bad rap as a diet no-no, but whole grains...
When you’re trying to lose weight, you don’t need to skimp on...
The next time you’re thinking about ordering takeout, put...
Fresh seasonal produce offers plenty of reasons to try one of...
Baking a cake from scratch doesn’t have to be time-intensive...
There’s something oh-so-soothing about a bowl of creamy...
Our nutritionists have verified that these recipes do not...
Homemade desserts, including piping-hot apple pie, rich...
If you’re searching for an affordable and healthy meal for...
Our healthy lasagna recipes, including classic meat lasagna...
Make sure you have a quick and easy dinner ready to go next...
- Ease of Preparation
- Total Time
- 45 minutes or less
- 8 or more
- Preparation/ Technique
- March/April 1995