Baked Lentil Biscuits

Baked Lentil Biscuits

Part of our Hidden HealthyTM collection of recipes where we show you unique ways of incorporating lentils into your food, unsuspecting to the picky eater's eye!

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups (425 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tbsp (5 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) soft margarine, unsalted
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) lentil purée
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) 1% milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F (220˚C).
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut margarine into mixture and add lentil purée (still cutting) until it resembles coarse oatmeal. Add milk and fold into flour mixture until just incorporated.
  3. Turn out dough onto a lightly-floured surface and pat down to 1½-2 inches thick. Cut out biscuits with a 2-inch (5 cm) cookie cutter. Dust cookie cutter with flour to help prevent dough from sticking.
  4. Place biscuits on baking sheet at least 1-inch (2.5 cm) apart.
  5. Bake for 14-16 minutes, or until golden. Serve immediately! 

Yield: 12 biscuits.
Serving size: 1 biscuits.

Nutritional information

per serving:
Calories 120
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 190 mg
Potassium 64 mg
Folate 43 mcg

Servings: 
12

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