Jalapeno Polenta Scones

Jamie S


I put this recipe on my blog, too. It was way too good not to share!


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40 Min
40 Min


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  • 2 1/2 c
    whole grain flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream, fat-free
  • 1 large
  • 1/4 c
    grits, quick-cooking
  • 2 medium
    jalapenos, fresh

How to Make Jalapeno Polenta Scones


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare one serving of grits (polenta) according to package directions - should make about 3/4 cup cooked. Allow to cool for 20 minutes. Dice the jalapenos and set aside.
  3. In a standing mixer bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt/pepper. With the dough hook attachment, combine the sour cream and egg into flour mixture. Incorporate the cooked and chilled grits (polenta) until a soft, crumbly dough forms.
  4. On a floured surface, knead the dough for about 5 minutes while incorporating the diced jalapeno. Roll into a half-inch thick square. Cut into 6 or 8 pieces.
  5. Place the scones on a greased baking sheet. Score the tops of each with an X shape.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes and enjoy.

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About Jalapeno Polenta Scones

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy

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