Gluten-Free Wasabi Parsley Biscuits

by Amie on January 2, 2012

I’ve gotta little secret to share.

I love wasabi.

You know that bright green lookin’ wasabi that you enjoy with your sushi?

You know exactly what I’m talking about.

For quite some time, I’ve been  wanting to create a masterpiece with my beloved wasabi.  And I just did.  Granted, they aren’t exactly like the wasabi you get fresh from the sushi restaurant, but they come pretty darn close.

The biscuits are traditional and very flaky and buttery, while the wasabi is hot n’ smooth.

What else could you ask for?

Okay well, maybe you’d prefer some chocolate or cheese in your biscuit.

But not I.

If you want, you could surely dip these biscuits into your favorite gravy, but I chose to keep ‘em plain and simple this time.  For no other reason than I had no gravy.

I know. I know.

Who am I not to have gravy with biscuits, right?

Well, this wasabi pretty much takes over and doesn’t even make you miss the ol’ gravy.

I happen to think these biscuits heal just about anything.  But then, I think that about anything that comes out of my oven nice n’ golden brown.

So, gravy or not…give these babies a whirl.

You’ve never had a biscuit quite like this guy.

He’s a hottie.

Wasabi Parsley Biscuits

Gluten-Free and Vegan

Makes 6 Biscuits

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. Earth Balance Vegan Butter Sticks
  • 1 1/4 cups cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. xanthan gum
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. stevia
  • 1 tsp. wasabi powder
  • 2 tsp. fresh parsley, very finely chopped
  • 1/3 tsp. sea salt
  • 3/4 cup almond milk
  • 3/4 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • Optional topping: Sea salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cut in Earth Balance Butter and combine all dry ingredients.  Add almond milk and apple cider vinegar; mix well to combine.
  3. Using a Tablespoon, portion out 6 biscuits onto two baking sheets.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Remove from oven; set aside to cool before serving.
  6. Sprinkle with additional sea salt.
  7. Enjoy.

And be sure to check out all of my fun gluten-free pals and their tasty biscuit recipes:

amanda from gluten free maui made classic biscuits and gravy
gretchen from kumquot made sweet buttermilk  biscuits
caleigh of gluten free[k] made american style biscuits
caneel of mama me gluten free made whole grain pecan drop biscuits
charissa of zest bakery made eggnog biscuits with grated nutmeg
erin of the sensitive epicure made scallion biscuits with sausage gravy
heather of discovering the extraordinary made almond coconut tea biscuits
jean of gluten-free doctor recipes made jammers
jonathan of the canary files made vegan sesame shiso biscuits
karen of cooking gluten free! made biscuit template with dairy free substiutions
lisa of gluten free canteen made fluffy biscuits
mary fran of frannycakes made suprise flavor biscuits
mrs r of honey from flint rocks made turkey pot pie with biscuit topping
rachel of the crispy cook made hummus in a biscuit
silvana of silvana’s kitchen made sausage-n-cheddar bialy biscuits
tr of no one likes crumbley cookies made lemon basil biscuits

Happy New Year!

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Alyssa @ Everyday Maven January 2, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Yum! I love wasabi and I love savory bread – this is right up my alley! I have been trying to perfect a wasabi toasted chickpea and your post just reminded to try another batch!

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Amie January 2, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Thank you, Alyssa; enjoy! The wasabi is fabulous in this recipe. Have a great afternoon!

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Ashley January 2, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Wasabi biscuits! How creative. I’ve never thought to put wasabi in a biscuit, and I actually have wasabi powder in my pantry that I’ve only used once. Thanks for the great idea. :)

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Amie January 2, 2012 at 3:53 pm

Thank you, Ashley; you are so kind. So happy to hear from you. Happy New Year and thank you again!

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Kim January 2, 2012 at 3:22 pm

Amie,

I love wasabi!!! These biscuits look fantastic! I need to find some wasabi powder STAT and make these! :)

Kim

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Amie January 2, 2012 at 3:53 pm

Thanks so much, Kim; Happy New Year and hope you enjoy these biscuits. xoxo

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Faith January 2, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Hi Amie! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving that sweet comment…your blog is lovely and these biscuits sound flavorful and delicious!

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Amie January 2, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Thank you Faith; you are fabulous! Have a lovely New Year and keep up the fabulous blogging! So happy to have found you. xoox

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EA-The Spicy RD January 3, 2012 at 12:21 pm

These look delicious, and take me back to my college days where I had a good friend who just LOVED biscuits and gravy {especially after a night out of partying!} So glad you stopped by my blog to say hi! Looking forward to more of your gluten-free recipes and posts in the New Year! Happy 2012!

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Amie January 3, 2012 at 4:02 pm

Thank you so much! So happy to hear from you and I greatly appreciate your comment. I love your blog, as well and I am thrilled to keep up on reading your posts through 2012! Have a wonderful afternoon and thank you again. xoox

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Alysa (InspiredRD) January 3, 2012 at 12:25 pm

Oh wow!!! My husband is a wasabi fanatic and will love these. Thank you!

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Amie January 3, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Thank you Alysa; great to hear from you! Happy New Year; I am such a huge fan of your work and it’s such a pleasure to hear from you! xoxo

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Rachel @ The Crispy Cook January 4, 2012 at 8:54 am

Great partnership of flavors in this biscuit. I’d eat one right now. Or two….

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Amie January 4, 2012 at 11:43 am

Thank you, Rachel; enjoy! Hope you try these spicy yet savory biscuits…they’re delish. Thank you for your comment; so happy to hear from you. Enjoy your morning!

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charissa (zest bakery) January 4, 2012 at 10:30 am

How unique! How is the spice level of the wasabi? Or is it mostly just flavor? I’m so intrigued!

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Amie January 4, 2012 at 11:44 am

Thank you Charissa; they’re quite unique and fun to eat. They’re pretty good with some Earth Balance butter on top, too. The spice level isn’t too hot, which is nice but you can always add more wasabi if you’d like to add another kick to it! Have a great day and thank you so much for your comment!

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charissa (zest bakery) January 4, 2012 at 10:31 am

Oh, and congrats on being featured in the bing blog roundup!

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Amie January 4, 2012 at 11:59 am

Thank you so much; where did you happen to see this? I wasn’t able to view this; would you mind sharing the link please? Thanks Charissa!

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Jenn January 4, 2012 at 11:24 am

Very interesting! I would never have thought to be wasabi into biscuits before!

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Amie January 4, 2012 at 11:41 am

Thanks so much, Jenn; great to hear from you, as always! Hope your New Year is off to a great start. Have a wonderful Wednesday!

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gretchen January 4, 2012 at 11:43 am

love your flavor combo! and so would my husband… he’s the kind where the more your nose goes up in flames the better. thanks for sharing!

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Amie January 4, 2012 at 11:59 am

Thanks Gretchen; hope you and your husband enjoy these. Hhaa; I love when my nose goes up in flames; haha! Thank you for hosting this lovely rally! Have a glorious day. xooxox

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Erin Swing January 4, 2012 at 1:27 pm

These sound great! And healthy, especially for biscuits! What a great flavor combo – guaranteed to warm you up in the winter.

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Amie January 4, 2012 at 3:21 pm

Thank you, Erin; so happy to hear from you! Enjoy and have a wonderful New Year; I’m so excited to keep up with your tasty recipes this year! xo

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Caneel January 4, 2012 at 2:11 pm

These sound and look delicious! And who needs gravy? I’m one of the very few (and one of the only in my family) people who actually prefers biscuits without gravy. :)

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Amie January 4, 2012 at 3:22 pm

Thanks, Caneel; Happy New Year! So true; no gravy needed when you’ve got great fresh flavor using healthy ingredients. Hope you enjoy these biscuits. Have a lovely afternoon! xoxo You’re gluten-free recipes always amaze me and I’m so happy and honored to hear from you!

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AmandaonMaui January 4, 2012 at 2:41 pm

I like your writing style on these. They look great from so many angles. I hadn’t ever thought of putting wasabi in a biscuit. Props for trying something different indeed!

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Amie January 4, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Awe; thanks Amanda. You are so kind; thank you so much for your comment and I hope you enjoy these fun gluten-free biscuits.
Have a wonderful New Year and keep up the great gluten-free blogging! xo

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Lisa @ GF Canteen January 4, 2012 at 8:51 pm

You are one brave woman! I am a wasabi chicken. But I do know people who love the stuff and I bet they’d love these biscuits. Cool!

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Amie January 5, 2012 at 9:28 am

Thank you, Lisa; so great to hear from you! Happy New Year. I am a brave woman and love my wasabi. Hope you enjoy this recipe; have a great day!

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Jonathan January 5, 2012 at 1:37 am

Your recipe sounds wonderful! See, I, too, am a lover of wasabi. And for those who avoid the sinus-clearing, tear-inducing, fiery ingredient, that just leaves more for us. :)

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Amie January 5, 2012 at 9:39 am

Thank you Jonathan; great to hear from you! Happy New Year; I just found your blog and I love it. What a great resource and I can’t wait to see your 2012 posts. Enjoy these wasabi biscuits and have a great day. Thank you again for your comment!

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