bruschetta scones
bruschetta scones

Recipe & Video: Bruschetta Scones

Posted on May 8, 2024 by Henry Ford Health Staff
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When we think of scones, we often think of sweet indulgence. But let’s not overlook the savory side of scones. Enter bruschetta scones – a delightful marriage of Italian flavors with the quintessentially British pastry. Whether you’re making them for brunch, afternoon tea or a special occasion, they are simply irresistible.

While it’s no surprise these are delicious, their nutritional value may surprise you. Packed with nutrient rich ingredients, such as spinach, tomatoes and pine nuts, they offer a variety of health benefits. Tomatoes support heart and brain health and help provide energy, while pine nuts are packed with protein and help reduce the risk of diabetes. Meanwhile, spinach provides essential vitamins and minerals to support immune function and digestive health.

Next time you’re looking to elevate your baking game and surprise your guests, look to these flaky bites of perfection.

Bruschetta Scones Recipe

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Yield: 8 servings

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Ingredients:

3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped spinach leaves
2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes
3 Tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
2 Tablespoons pine nuts
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425º F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, olive oil, spinach, tomatoes, cheese, and pine nuts.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt and black pepper. Make a well in the center and add the buttermilk mixture; with your fingers or a fork, combine until moistened and just incorporated. Do not overmix.

Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface and pat into a 1-inch thick rectangle or circle. With a sharp knife, cut into 8 wedges.

Place scones on prepared baking sheet and bake 15 minutes until golden. Cool slightly before serving.

Nutritional information per serving: 226 calories; 12 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 156 mg sodium; 26 mg carbohydrates; 2.5 grams fiber; 5.5 grams protein


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