Biscuits: Potato-Cheese Biscuits

posted by Terrytx 02-22-101 7:15 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Potato-Cheese Biscuits
Recipe By : Cooking Light-6/99
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Bread
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup (1-inch) cubed, peeled Yukon gold or red potato
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 tteaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons stick butter or margarine, chilled and cut into small pieces
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded, reduced-fat, sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup plus 1 Tablespoon low-fat buttermilk
1/4 cup minced green onion
1 Tablespoon cold water
1 large egg white, lightly beaten

Preheat oven to 425.

Cook potato in boiling water 15 minutes or until very tender. Drain well; mash potato and cool.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl; cut in butter or margarine with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add mashed potato, cheese, buttermilk and green onions and stir just until moist.

Turn dough out onto a floured surface, and knead lightly five times. Roll dough to a 3/4-inch thickness and cut with a 3-inch biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet. Combine water and egg white and brush over biscuits. Bake at 425 for 20 minutes until golden.

Yield: 9 biscuits. Serving size: 1 biscuit.

Calories: 151 (29% from fat). Fat: 4.8 g (sat. 2.8 g, mono. 1.3 g. poly, 0.3 g). Protein: 6.3 g. Carb.: 20.6 g. Fiber: 0.9 g. Chol.: 13 mg. Iron: 1.3 mg. Sodium: 353 mg. Calc.: 170 mg.

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