Cilantro-Pepper Biscuits

Oxmoor House
12 biscuits.


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1 tablespoon cornmeal
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper
3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons margarine
2 egg whites, lightly beaten
3/4 cup 1% low-fat cottage cheese
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
Vegetable cooking spray
2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese


Sprinkle a baking sheet with 1 tablespoon cornmeal; set aside.

Combine 1 3/4 cups flour and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in egg whites and cottage cheese just until flour mixture is moistened.

Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour onto work surface. Turn dough out onto floured surface, and knead 4 or 5 times. Roll dough to 3/4-inch thickness; cut into rounds with a 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place rounds on prepared baking sheet. Coat tops of rounds lightly with cooking spray; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake at 450° for 14 minutes or until golden. Serve immediately.

Created date

August 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 105
Caloriesfromfat 22 %
Fat 2.6 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 4.5 g
Carbohydrate 15.6 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 95 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg