CHEDDAR DILL BISCUITS

This savoury biscuit recipe goes great with chili or vegetable soups.

Yield: Makes 16.

CHEDDAR DILL BISCUITS

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp dill weed
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, chilled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped green onion
  • 3/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup milk

Directions

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients (flour through salt) in a bowl.
  2. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
  3. Stir in cheese and green onion.
  4. Whisk together yogurt and milk until blended.
  5. Add yogurt mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until combined.
  6. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead dough gently 5 times. Roll out dough 1/2 inch thick.
  7. Using a floured 2 inch cookie cutter, cut dough into rounds.
  8. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Bake at 400ºF for 15 - 17 minutes or until lightly browned.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

531 calories, 38.2 g fat, 19.4 g protein, 25.2 g carbohydrate, 0.9 g fibre, 906 mg sodium

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