Light Biscuits

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The title of this recipe belies the rich, old-fashioned flavor of the biscuits. Use a reduced-calorie stick margarine that is 41% to 60% oil for this recipe.

Yield:

22 servings (serving size: 1 biscuit)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 58
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 1.6 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 1.7 g
Carbohydrate 9.3 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 90 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup reduced-calorie stick margarine
1 (8-ounce) carton plain low-fat yogurt
1 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 425°.

2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Combine yogurt and honey; add to flour mixture, stirring with a fork just until dry ingredients are moistened.

3. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour over work surface. Turn dough out onto floured surface; knead lightly 4 or 5 times. Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut into rounds with a 2-inch biscuit cutter. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes or until golden.

501 Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 2001
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