Saturday, 18 October 2014

pizza scrolls



One day, an hour before lunchtime, I was feeling particularly bored . My to-do list was rather long (as it usually is), but I was bored. Read: lazy. I didn't want to do anything I had written down, so I was suffering the consequences. I just wanted to do something different and productive before returning to my monstrous to-do list. So I decided to flip through a well-loved kid's cookbook we have. Cookbooks are my favourite type of books (or are kid's picture books my favourite? What about theology books? Ohh I can never decide).



And then I came across this recipe. Pizza Scrolls. We've made this recipe a numerous amount of times and it's always a hit. I don't think we've ever had leftovers from these scrolls.

So I decided to cure my boredom by baking these pizza scrolls for lunch. And then once eaten, they gave me the energy and dedication to tackle everything I had written down on my to-do list.

The pizza scrolls are easy and cheesy. Ha! That rhymes. The scone dough is the perfect dough for this recipe, and you can even use half-wholemeal-half-white flour if you want to. The fillings are pretty versatile too - you can add in whatever you have on hand. Ham, bacon, chicken, mushrooms and pineapple would all work well. They're a great hit with kids too, and make for an excellent lunchbox or picnic food.



Also please excuse the quantity and quality of my photos. I was hungry, yo.

Pizza Scrolls
makes 12

2 cups self raising flour
1 tbsp castor sugar
30g butter
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup tomato paste
2 tbsp italian herbs
1 medium green capsicum, diced
1/2 red capsicum, diced
1/2 white onion, diced
2 cups grated cheese (I used a mix of tasty and mozerella)

Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a 19x29cm pan.
Place flour and sugar in a medium bowl and use fingers to rub butter in, until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Stir in milk and mix to a soft, sticky dough. Knead on a lightly floured surface for 1-2 minutes. Using a rolling pin, roll dough out to form a 30x40cm rectangle.
Spread tomato paste evenly over base, then sprinkle the base with the herbs. Top with capsicum, onion then grated cheese. Roll dough into a right roll then cut into 12 even slices. Place slices facing cut-side up into the pan and bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Eat warm.

7 comments :

  1. Wow pizza scrolls definitely take me back to my childhood! Thanks for reminding me how delicious they are, need to make myself a batch of these soon!

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  2. Yum - those look good and easy to make, pinned it!!

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  3. This is SCRUMPTIOUS and I am so glad you brought these gems to the Wonderful Wed. Blog Hop. I featured you on my fb page and cannot wait to see what you bring next week. YUMMY! Carrie, A Mother's Shadow

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  4. Hello Grace, quick stop to let you know I am featuring your pizza scrolls on my site for the Wonderful Wed. Blog Hop. Carrie, A Mother's Shadow

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  5. Looks so yummy! Pinned! Thanks for sharing at the party. Hope to see you again this week! Theresa @DearCreatives

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  6. I am now officially starving! That's what I get for reading blogs first thing in the morning! Pinning to Pinterest!

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  7. i need to make these like, yesterday!! they look so good! pinning :)

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