Tomato, capsicum and spinach scrolls

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While sweet treats are undeniably delicious, sometimes what you really need is something savoury – delicious scrolls, tarts and scones packed with flavour to help fill the lunchtime gap. The trick is finding the perfect recipe!

I don’t do a huge amount of savoury baking, but have a couple of recipes I come back to time and time again – like these delicious cheese and caramelised onion pinwheel scones and this easy recipe for tomato, capsicum and spinach scrolls.

There are lots of reasons to love these scrolls, not least of which is the flavour – they’re absolutely packed with it! The dough is generously coated in thick, rich sauce before being covered with a scattering of fresh spinach, a crumbling of feta and a sprinkling of grated cheese. Sounds good, huh?

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Tomato, Basil & Feta Scrolls

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Our vertical garden has been up and running for a couple of weeks now, and we’re feeling pretty chuffed with how it’s going – the herbs are running wild, the dahlias are covered in buds about to burst open, and all but one of the veggies we planted are thriving.

But while I frequently run my hands through the basil (I can’t get enough of the smell!) we were yet to actually make anything with it. After noticing just how large it had grown while watering the garden this morning I decided enough was enough, and I plucked a handful to use in some savoury baking this afternoon.

While I don’t share a lot of savoury baking on this little blog I absolutely love it, so it didn’t take long to work out what I wanted to bake using the freshly plucked basil… savoury scrolls! Mum used to make basil and tomato pesto scrolls for my lunch when I was younger and I absolutely adored them – so I decided to come up with something similar.

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