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Savory Red Pepper-Cornmeal Scones

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chilled stick margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup fat-free buttermilk
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 193
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 6.4 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 2.6 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 4.1 g
  • carbohydrate 29.9 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 239 mg
  • calcium 67 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add bell pepper and buttermilk; stir just until moist.

  3. Pat dough into a 6-inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray, and cut into 4 wedges. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.