Green Onion Drop Biscuits

Tips: Use a food processor to combine dry ingredients and shortening. Pulse a few times until the mixture is the size of peas. If you don't have buttermilk, you can substitute plain yogurt.

Yield:

16 servings (serving size: 1 biscuit)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 111
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 2.9 g
Carbohydrate 17.2 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 135 mg
Calcium 74 mg

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons vegetable shortening
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°.

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in green onions. Add buttermilk, stirring just until flour mixture is moist.

Drop batter by heaping tablespoons onto a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Note:

November 1996