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                         PESTO BISCUITS (OVO-LACTO)
 
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       c            All-purpose flour
    3       tb           Buttermilk powder or
                         -nonfat dry milk powder
    2       ts           Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
      1/4   ts           Salt
      1/3   c            Shortening
    2       tb           Homemade or
                         -purchased pesto
      2/3   c            Water
 
   In a large bowl stir together flour, buttermilk or
   milk powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
   With a pastry cutter, cut in shortening and pesto
   until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in
   the center; add water all at once. Stir in just until
   dough clings together. Turn out onto a lightly floured
   surface. Knead gently for 10 to 12 strokes. Roll or
   pat to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with a 2 1/2-inch
   biscuit cutter, dipping cutter into flour between
   cuts. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet.
   Bake in a 450F oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until
   golden. Makes 10 to 12 biscuits.
   
   Nutri info per serving:  175 cal, 8 g fat, 2 mg chol,
   4 g pro, 21 g carbo, 1 g fibre, 180 mg sodium, 21%
   USRDA thiamine, 14% USRDA riboflavin, 11% USRDA niacin.
  
 
 
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