Friday, 21 November 2008

Cheddar & Leek Biscuits

I promised Paul bacon & eggs for breakfast. But I wanted to make something a bit more interesting...

So I adapted Kat & Matt's Buttermilk Biscuits with Cheddar & Green Onions. Some of the adaptations being that I didn't have any buttermilk or green onions!

Cheddar & Leek Biscuits

1 baby leek, finely chopped
1/4 cup grated strong cheddar
2/3 cup wholemeal flour
1tsp baking powder
2tbs butter
1/4 cup low fat Greek yoghurt

Combine the leek, cheddar, flour and baking powder in a bowl. Rub in the butter until it forms coarse crumbs, then bind with the yoghurt, mixing very lightly.

Form into 2-4 square-ish biscuits and bake at 220C for 15 minutes.

Serve with hot soup for lunch, or split with bacon, eggs and fried tomatoes for breakfast.


kat said...

Cheddar & leeks, so fabulous!

Rachel said...

I never thought to add leeks to a biscuit, but I bet that tastes great.

Esi said...

Love cheddar biscuits! I am sure the leeks gave it a good bite.

Darius T. Williams said...

Cheddar & leek? this begs for soup...really good soup. Any kind of really good soup. This is crying out for soup!

Love it!


Laurie said...

The biscuits look yummy. Love the additions. And fondue! Blast from the past. Great idea to serve it on the side.

MrOrph said...

Cheddar and leek biscuits???? Wow.

Sam said...

These sound good on their own but with bacon and eggs, Wow!

NKP said...

I just love fresh biscuits, cheddar and leek are an awesome combination!

Alicia Foodycat said...

Kat - thanks! Your biscuits were inspiring

Rachel - the leek was very finely diced, and were quite onion-y.

Esi - they did!

Darius - yup. If it hadn't been breakfast I would have made soup.

Thanks Laurie! My grandmother was Swiss, so fondue was a constant, not a 70s thing.

MrOrph - I am so glad I have discovered the biscuit! Tasty stuff.

Sam - yup, the bacon and eggs really made them!

Natashya - I can't believe I was 35 before I had a biscuit! So good!

puppymomma said...

Those look really great. I should find the time to make them over our holiday weekend. They must be totally delicious.

mscrankypants said...

Ooooh, these might make a nice savoury breakfast (I am stuck in porridge with banana rut).

Heather said...

Oh, how I love a good breakfast biscuit. These look way better than those ones they give you at Red Lobster.


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