Parmesan Basil Biscuits

Parmesan Basil Biscuits

"Rise to the occasion and serve these light flavorful biscuits the next time you invite guests to dinner. The olive oil, Parmesan cheese and basil make the golden gems so tasty, they don't even need butter! The recipe comes from our Test Kitchen."
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40 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cheese, basil, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pepper; mix well. Add the buttermilk and oil; stir just until combined. Turn onto a floured surface; gently knead three times. Roll dough to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees F for 16-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One biscuit equals 129 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 301 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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Fantastic biscuits! I like that it calls for olive oil instead of butter. I used whole wheat flour instead of white and increased the baking powder by just a bit to compensate. I didn't have shr...

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Unlike what usually happens around here, I actually had exactly the ingredients called for. I measured carefully and ended up with a dough that was very dry. I thought about adding some liquid, ...

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Unlike what usually happens around here, I actually had exactly the ingredients called for. I measured carefully and ended up with a dough that was very dry. I thought about adding some liquid, ...

Fantastic biscuits! I like that it calls for olive oil instead of butter. I used whole wheat flour instead of white and increased the baking powder by just a bit to compensate. I didn't have shr...

really good even day old just warm them in the micro

This was very easy to follow, and the biscuits turned out great! Even my hubby liked them and he's pickier than anyone I know.

These were good. Try putting in different fresh herbs depending on what your making. They are good everytime.

I made these tonight and thought they were fantastic! Not dry as others have said and even without butter or shortening, they were tender. I worked hard at not over mixing! I think this is the k...

I didn't like them, but that's probably because I'm not very partial to biscuits with herbs in them.

Tasty ... especially when warm.

Yummy and savory! I nearly doubled-up on the basil (per someone's suggestion) and I should not have; they're pretty basilly. Everything else was perfect. We had ours with country chicken gravy.

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