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Cheddar, Red Onion, and Sage Biscuits

Cheddar, Red Onion, and Sage Biscuits

These melt-in-your-mouth biscuits will fill the kitchen with the aroma of sage.

Oxmoor House OCTOBER 2006

  • Yield: 10 biscuits (serving size: 1 biscuit)
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chilled butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/3 cup (1.3 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh sage
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray


1. Preheat oven to 425°.

2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in cheese, onion, and sage. Add milk to flour mixture; stir just until moist.

3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 to 5 times. Pat or roll dough to a 1-inch thickness; cut with a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits 2 inches apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Coat tops of biscuits with cooking spray.

4. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 194
  • Calories from fat: 36%
  • Fat: 7.8g
  • Saturated fat: 4.7g
  • Protein: 5.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 25.8g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Cholesterol: 21mg
  • Iron: 1.6mg
  • Sodium: 344mg
  • Calcium: 147mg

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