• 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter, diced small
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 cup buttermilk, chilled
  • 1/2 jar of Mean Green Tomatoes, diced and brine reserved


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375
  2. In a bowl mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt
  3. Once combined, using a biscuit cutter, cut butter and shortening until butter is broken up resembling the size of small peas.
  4. Add diced Mean Green Tomatoes and buttermilk to flour mix, kneading with your hands until the dough forms.
  5. Place dough on floured table, roll out to a rectangle and fold over in an envelope fashion, 4 times. Proceed to roll out the dough and do this again, 3-4 times.
  6. Cut biscuits into desired shape and place on a greased baking sheet.  Brush the top of the biscuits with a touch more buttermilk and place into oven.
  7. Bake until biscuits are golden on top, approximately 15-20 minutes.