Introducing our delicious “pizza rolls” recipe, a delicious treat perfect for non-Muslims. These easy-to-make snacks are full of irresistible flavors and will be a hit with kids and adults alike. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or just craving a tasty snack, you can easily double the recipe to satisfy a larger crowd. Be surprised by the delicious combination of crispy dough, savory fillings and cheese flavor. Treat yourself to this crowd favorite and treat your taste buds to a real treat!
- 6 crispy rolls
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 6 slices of ham
- 3 tomatoes, sliced
- 2 balls mozzarella, sliced (we used Sainsbury’s Basics)
- 2 tsp dried oregano
- 6 black olives (optional)
Turn the roll tops over and scoop them out
Break up the offal by pureeing it into breadcrumbs
in a food processor. Or make it crispy
Croutons: Cut bread into pieces, mix
Drizzle with a little oil and bake for 10 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan/gas 4.
- Cut the top off the rolls and scoop out the inside.
- Spread the tomato puree on the rolls.
- Fill the rolls with ham, tomatoes and mozzarella.
- Sprinkle dried oregano on each roll.
- If necessary, place an olive on each bun.
- Place the rolls on a baking sheet.
- Bake for 15 minutes until the rolls are crispy brown and the cheese is bubbling.
- Let the rolls rest for a minute.
- Serve the pizza rolls hot with a side salad.
Equipment and tools:
- frying pan
- cutting board
- Food processor (optional)
- baking tray
This recipe contains gluten (from the buns) and dairy (from the mozzarella cheese). It may also contain soy (from the tomato puree) and pork (from the ham). If you have allergies or dietary restrictions, please read ingredient labels carefully before consumption or consult your doctor.
Storage and leftovers:
To store the pizza rolls, place them in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days. To reheat, preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and bake for 10-12 minutes or until heated through. Enjoy leftovers within the recommended storage time to preserve freshness.
Health Benefits of Pizza Rolls
Pizza rolls are becoming increasingly popular as a quick and tasty snack or meal. Although they aren’t always associated with health, they can actually provide some surprising health benefits when prepared with nutritious ingredients. Let’s take a closer look at the health benefits of pizza rolls with the following ingredients:
Using crusty rolls as a base for pizza rolls provides a good source of carbohydrates, which are essential for energy production in the body. Whole wheat rolls are a better option because they contain more fiber, aid digestion and make you feel full.
The tomato paste used in pizza rolls contains beneficial antioxidants like lycopene. Lycopene is known for its potential to reduce the risk of certain cancers and improve heart health. Tomatoes are also rich in vitamins A and C, which support a healthy immune system.
Ham is a good source of protein, which plays a crucial role in building and repairing tissue. It also provides essential amino acids needed for various body functions. However, it’s important to choose lean ham to avoid excessive saturated fat and sodium.
Not only do sliced tomatoes add a touch of freshness to pizza rolls, but they also provide a number of health benefits. They are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that support overall health. Tomatoes are known to promote healthy skin, aid digestion and contribute to heart health.
Using mozzarella cheese in pizza rolls is a good source of calcium, which is essential for strong bones and teeth. It also contains protein and vitamins A and B12. However, moderate consumption is recommended to avoid excess saturated fat and calories.
Dried oregano adds flavor to pizza rolls and also offers potential health benefits. It is rich in antioxidants and contains compounds that may have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Oregano may also aid digestion and have potential anti-cancer effects.
Black olives (optional)
Adding black olives to your pizza rolls gives you an extra dose of flavor and potential health benefits. Black olives provide healthy monounsaturated fats and contain vitamin E, iron and fiber.
By using these ingredients when making pizza rolls, you can enjoy a snack or meal that will not only satisfy your taste buds but also provide some notable health benefits. Remember to opt for whole-wheat rolls, lean ham, and moderate amounts of cheese to keep your pizza rolls as nutritious as possible.