Cheddar-Polenta Biscuits with Ham Salad Recipe

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Corinne Published: April 22, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Cheddar-Polenta Biscuits with Ham Salad

Buttery and cheesy, this polenta biscuits is dotted with cheddar cheese, and served alongside a creamy ham salad, for the perfect light brunch meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupsall purpose flour
  • ¾cupinstant polenta
  • 1tbspbaking powder
  • 1tspsugar
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 6tbspunsalted butter
  • ½cupsharp cheddar cheese,shredded
  • 1cupmilk
  • 2scallions
  • 1small celery rib
  • 1jalapeno
  • ½lbsmoked ham,sliced
  • ¼cupmayonnaise
  • 1tbspdijon mustard

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly grease a large baking sheet.

  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, polenta, baking powder, sugar and ½ teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Using 2 table knives, cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse meal.

  3. Add the cheddar, then stir in the milk until the dough is moistened.

  4. Using 2 large soup spoons, scoop 8 mounds onto the baking sheet. Lightly press down on each mound.

  5. Bake the biscuits for about 19 minutes, until the tops are golden and the bottoms are browned. Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly.

  6. In a mini food processor, pulse the scallions, celery, and jalapeño until finely chopped. Add the ham; pulse just until finely chopped. Pulse in the mayonnaise and mustard; season lightly with salt and pepper.

  7. Slice the biscuits, fill with the salad, then serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 345.94kcal
  • Fat: 19.20g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.79g
  • Trans Fat: 0.45g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.13g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.05g
  • Fiber: 1.49g
  • Sugar: 2.61g
  • Protein: 11.41g
  • Cholesterol: 43.41mg
  • Sodium: 527.00mg
  • Calcium: 232.21mg
  • Potassium: 170.44mg
  • Iron: 1.54mg
  • Vitamin A: 114.04µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.07mg
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