Two Low Carb Biscuits with Zucchini and Cheese on a blue serving plate

Low-Carb Biscuits are bursting cheese flavor and zucchini goodness! They are topped with a buttery garlic topping once removed from the oven and served immediately for the best flavor. When looking for another way to enjoy your garden produce this year, make sure to include this recipe!

If you are looking for a biscuit recipe that you can enjoy at any meal, then these Low-Carb Biscuits with Zucchini and Cheese are just the ticket! The cheese flavor is infused into the dough and comes through great! They are moist without being wet and utilize the zucchini you may find are plentiful in your garden at this time of year!

Low Carb Biscuits with Zucchini and Cheese

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Why I made a low-carb biscuit with zucchini and cheese

Over the years I have lamented about how terrible I am at making homemade biscuits. My mom makes the best Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits out there. And, while I love them, I struggle when making them. Fortunately, when it comes to low-carb baking and biscuits, I have far better luck!

It is quite funny to me that I can bake cookies and bread but when it came to biscuits I fail. That is, until I switched to low-carb baking! I was so excited when I realized I wasn’t terrible at biscuit making when creating a low-carb biscuit!

A low carb biscuit cut in half to show the inside of the biscuit

How to make these biscuits

Making a low-carb biscuit is so easy! No more overworking the dough and getting a tough biscuit! It all starts with swapping out the white flour for almond and coconut flour. The rest is easy peasy!

I do use coconut flour in this recipe. I don’t really notice the coconut flavor, however other people claim they notice it. In all reality, even if I did notice it, I probably wouldn’t mind it as I love coconut. Having said that however, I do not taste any sweet coconut flavors in this biscuit myself.

I always add the cheese and zucchini to my flour mixture first. This way, the crumbs will cling to the shreds and keep them separated.

Next I melt the butter and whisk the eggs. Then, I will add the wet ingredients all at the same time to the dry mixture.

Why I use yogurt in this recipe

I like to use yogurt in this recipe for a few reasons. The first being, it is a good source of fat – as long as you are using whole milk yogurt. Some people tend to avoid yogurt on low-carb diets as it has a higher carb count. However, when baking with it, yogurt really doesn’t add a significant amount of carbs per serving to count.

Portioning the recipe

Once the dough is combined, it is time to start portioning it out to make the biscuits.

low carb biscuit dough on parchment lined cookie sheet before baking

I always line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper. Then I use a 1/4 cup sized cookie scoop to scoop the dough out into round shapes on the cookie sheet.

Once the biscuits are in the oven, they will bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, or until browned.

Adding the buttery garlic topping to the low-carb biscuits

While the low-carb biscuits are baking, the butter garlic topping can be made so it is ready to brush the top of the biscuits once they are removed from the oven.

baked low carb biscuit with zucchini and cheese on parchment paper being brushed with butter garlic topping

I choose to use garlic powder, however, if you really want to use fresh garlic instead, feel free to sub a couple of minced garlic cloves in its place.

What to serve with Low-Carb Biscuits with Zucchini and Cheese

Some of the best foods to serve a biscuit alongside is a soup or stew. I love to serve it alongside this low-carb Pho Soup Recipe or an nice and hearty bowl of Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup!

Overhead shot of low carb biscuits on parchment lined baking sheet after the garlic butter topping has been brushed over top

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Note: The original recipe on this page was for a Chipotle Zucchini Cheddar Biscuit. It was not a low carb recipe. Over the years, I didn’t continue to make that biscuit because as I stated above, my biscuit making skills aren’t the best. Because I love low carb biscuits and do well baking these, I converted the recipe. The original recipe did use yogurt and I did keep that in the recipe. However, I removed the chipotle powder from the biscuit. If you wish to keep chipotle powder in the recipe, feel free to add 1/2 tsp to the dry mix.

Two Low Carb Biscuits with Zucchini and Cheese on a blue serving plate
Yield: 8 biscuits

Low-Carb Biscuits with Zucchini and Cheese

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

A low-carb biscuit baked with zucchini and cheese, then brushed with a butter garlic on top after baking.

Ingredients

for the biscuits:

for the butter topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine 1-3/4 cup almond flour, 2 tbsp coconut flour, 1 tbsp baking powder, 1@ tsp salt, and 2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese. Mix to combine.
  3. Add 1 cup shredded zucchini and 2 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese. Toss with flour mixture to coat.
  4. Make a well in the center of flour mixture and add 2 eggs, 4 tbsp melted butter, and 1/3 cup whole milk yogurt. Stir to combine.
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Scoop 1/4 cup size scoops of dough onto baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 374 for 20-25 minutes, or until lightly browned on top and center of dough is no longer wet.
  7. Cool on a baking rack at least 10 minutes before serving.
  8. Store in refrigerator up to 7 days.

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 262Total Fat 22gCholesterol 68mgSodium 402mgCarbohydrates 8gNet Carbohydrates 4gFiber 4gSugar 2gProtein 10g

Nutrition information calculated using myfitnesspal is provided as a courtesy, but will vary depending on the specific brands of ingredients you use. Please consult with your doctor regarding specific health needs.

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About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.

16 Comments

  1. Lisa September 8, 2011 at 10:19 am - Reply

    Love zucchini, have put this in my bookmarks to try out. Thanks!

  2. bellini September 8, 2011 at 10:30 am - Reply

    I love the addition of the chipotle Shelby and since we are always looking for recipes to use those neverending zucchini these are perfect.

  3. Cristine September 8, 2011 at 11:35 am - Reply

    I love your twist on them!!! I'll have to try them with a little heat next time!

  4. Pegasuslegend September 8, 2011 at 12:56 pm - Reply

    Sounds delicious i could never get tired of zucchini recipes and then with these flavors makes this one over the top special!

  5. Lesa @Edesia's Notebook September 8, 2011 at 1:39 pm - Reply

    Yum, you've got three of my favorite foods right in the title! I have never made biscuits, as I am not much of a baker, but if I did, it would be these!

  6. Lana @ Never Enough Thyme September 8, 2011 at 2:17 pm - Reply

    Love that combination with sharp cheddar and chipotle, Shelby! These will be great with all the Fall soups I'm planning to make.

  7. Inspired by eRecipeCards September 8, 2011 at 4:57 pm - Reply

    Something's in the air… zucchini's everywhere today, 4th post I have seen with the little beauties (like this best!)

  8. Coleen September 8, 2011 at 5:33 pm - Reply

    I love your photographs…looks delicious!!

  9. Delishhh September 8, 2011 at 5:36 pm - Reply

    I have never made buscuits – i think it is time for me to try them 🙂

  10. Kathleen September 9, 2011 at 3:11 am - Reply

    Can't wait to make these!!!

  11. teresa September 9, 2011 at 7:14 pm - Reply

    oh gorgeous! i can just imagine breaking into one of these right out of the oven, delicious!

  12. Jamie September 10, 2011 at 12:50 pm - Reply

    Your biscuits look scrumptious Shelby.

  13. Megan's Cookin' September 11, 2011 at 10:33 pm - Reply

    I can almost taste these! I know what you mean when a recipe really grabs ya. I, too, have jumped up to go get what I need for a recipe that grabbed me!

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