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·vegetable cooking spray
1 1/4 cself-rising flour
1 cself-rising cornmeal
1 Tbspbrown sugar, firmly packed
1/8 tspground red pepper (optional)
3 Tbspmargarine, butter, or other replacement (like a soy brand)
3 sliceturkey bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/2 cplus 2 1/2 tbs. nonfat or lowfat buttermilk
2 tspself-rising flour
How to Make Bacon-Cornmeal Biscuits
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray.
- Combine flour, cornmeal brown sugar, and red pepper, if using, in a medium bowl; cut in margarine, butter, or other replacement, with a pastry blender, until mixture resembles coarse meal. Cook, drain, and chop turkey bacon. Add in bacon. Then, add buttermilk, stirring with a fork, just until dry ingredients are moistened.
- Sprinkle the 2 tsps. flour evenly over work surface. Turn dough out onto floured surface, and knead 8 to 10 times. Roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness; cut into rounds with a 2 inch biscuit cutter.
- Place biscuit rounds on prepared baking sheet. Bake 14 minutes, or until biscuits are golden. Serve warm. Makes 15 biscuits.
Nutrition: One biscuit 98 cal, 3.1 g fat (0.6 g sat), 2 mg chol, 316 mg sod, 14.8 g carb, 0.4 g fiber, 2.5 g protein using the margarine and nonfat buttermilk. Replacement fat and lowfat buttermilk may change the nutrition values.