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2 cups wholemeal flour
1 cup plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 pinch salt
5 tbsp olive oil
1/3 cup reduced-fat tasty cheese, grated
1 tbsp rosemary, finely chopped
8 cherry tomatoes
½ cup reduced-fat milk
½ cup water

Savvy swaps

You can swap:

Cherry tomatoes
Tomato slices
Fresh rosemary
Dried rosemary



Step 1
Preheat the oven to 220oC. Line a baking tray with baking paper.

Step 2
Sift the flours, baking powder and salt into a bowl.

Step 3
Add the olive oil and combine with a wooden spoon until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.

Step 4
Add the cheese and rosemary and mix through.

Step 5
Make a well in the centre of the flour mix and add the milk and water.

Step 6
Use a knife in a cutting motion to mix until the dough leaves the sides of the bowl.

Step 7
Remove the dough from the bowl and gently knead on a lightly floured board or bench.

Step 8
Cut into 8 even pieces. Shape pieces into balls and arrange close together on the tray.

Step 9
Sprinkle with a little extra cheese, press a cherry tomato into the centre of each roll and sprinkle with more rosemary.

Step 10
Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden and the bases sound hollow when tapped.




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