Saturday, June 16, 2012

Southwest Cheddar Sausage Scones Recipe

A great Southwest quick bread. Scones go great with Chili and Chicken dishes, this one is full of great flavors that will be sure to be a great accompaniment!

3/4 cup all purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon oregano
2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
pinch of salt and pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3/4 cup half and half
1 egg
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup Mexican blend cheese
1/2 cup cooked sausage drained
Optional: add 1/2 mixture of corn and black beans instead of sausage
1/4  cup chopped pepper medley of fresh green, red and yellow bell peppers or use Chile peppers
egg wash for the top of the scone

Preheat oven to 375 degree oven.
In a medium size mixing bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, oregano, garlic, salt, herbs and spices. Add in liquid and egg, mix thoroughly. Stir in cheeses and chopped peppers and sausage or corn mixture. Roll out on a floured board and cut into triangles. Bake on parchment lined cookie sheets (or you can use a muffin tins) and bake them until browned around 25 minutes ( brush tops with egg wash).
375 degrees for 20-25 minutes.  Taste great dipped in salsa and melted cheese.

Try these other Southwest Recipes:

Arizona Vacation
Southwest Soup
Tequilla Lime Grilled Shrimp
Grilled Lemon Lime Pepper Chicken and Vegetables
Southwest Crockpot Corn Pudding
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