Garlic Sweet Potato Biscuits
Serve these savory, garlic-scented sweet potato biscuits with all types of meals. They are especially nice for casual fall and wintertime get-togethers and dinner parties.
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup cold unsalted butter
1 cup cold mashed sweet potatoes
1/4 cup half-and-half
2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Cut butter into mixture using pastry cutter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add sweet potatoes and half-and-half; stir until mixture comes together.
- Transfer mixture to lightly floured board and knead about 30 seconds. Pat to about 1-inch thickness and cut into 2-inch circles using biscuit cutter. Arrange on ungreased baking sheet.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 425°F (220°C) about 15 minutes, until puffed and golden. Transfer to wire rack.
- Combine melted butter, parsley and garlic powder. Brush over hot biscuits.
- Serve biscuits warm.
Makes 18 biscuits.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/18 of recipe): calories 91 protein 1 g. carbohydrate 12 g. fat 4 g. cholesterol 12 mg. sodium 115 mg. Vitamin A 3,277 IU.
Recipe courtesy of North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission.