Update your homestyle biscuits with this easy low-fat recipe.
Yield: 15 servings
Serving Size: one 2-inch biscuit
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
2/3 cup 1 percent fat buttermilk
3 1/3 tbsp vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar.
In small bowl, stir together buttermilk and all of the oil. Pour over flour mixture and stir until well mixed.
On lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10 to 12 strokes. Roll or pat dough to 3/4-inch thickness. Cut with 2-inch biscuit or cookie cutter, dipping cutter in flour between cuts. Transfer biscuits to an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Each serving provides:
Total fat: 3 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: less than 1 mg
Sodium: 72 mg
Total fiber: 1 g
Protein: 2 g
Carbohydrates: 15 g
Potassium: 102 mg --Use a salt substitute to reduce sodium level.