Pizza rolls with sundried tomatoes, basil and garlic butter

Pizza rolls with basil, sundried tomatoes and garlic butter

Easy, cheesy pizza rolls stuffed with fresh basil, sundried tomatoes and melty mozzarella brushed with garlic butter make the ultimate snack. Allow 1-2 hours rising time for the dough.
Course Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword easy pizza, Margarita pizza, Pizza rolls
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 rolls
Calories 289kcal
Author Alida Ryder


for the dough

  • 250 ml 1 cup full cream milk, warmed
  • 10 g 2 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 500 g 4 cups white bread (strong) flour
  • 1.5 teaspoons salt

for the filling

  • 1 cup sundried tomatoes in oil drained and finely chopped
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • large handful fresh basil torn
  • salt & pepper

for the garlic butter

  • 100 g butter
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • squeeze of fresh lemon juice


  • Combine the warmed milk, yeast and sugar in the bowl of a freestanding mixer and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
  • Whisk in the eggs then with the mixer running, add the flour and salt and allow to mix for 5 minutes until well combined.
  • Remove from the bowl and turn out onto a floured surface.
  • Knead the dough for 5-10 minutes until you have a sticky, elastic dough.
  • Place in an oiled bowl and cover with cling wrap. Allow to rise for 1-2 hours until the dough has doubled in volume.
  • Line an oven proof casserole dish with baking paper.
  • When the dough has risen, roll it out on a floured surface then sprinkle over the sundried tomatoes, cheese and basil. Season to taste then roll up, lengthwise.
  • With a serrated knife, slice the roll into rolls around 3cm wide. Place the rolls in the prepared casserole dish and allow to rise for 30 minutes while the oven pre-heats to 180°c.
  • Bake the rolls for 20-25 minutes until they are golden brown and cooked through.
  • In the meanwhile, melt the butter in a small saucepan/pan with the garlic and lemon juice.
  • When the rolls are cooked, remove them from the oven and brush with the garlic butter.
  • Allow to cool slightly then serve.


Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 455mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 289IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 192mg | Iron: 3mg