Mozzarella tomato twist

A tasty, savory snack – perfectly suited for a larger group.


Difficulty: Medium

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 40 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 684 / Protein 25g / Carbohydr. 90g / Fat 25g

Ingredients (6 servings)

600 gall-purpose flour
300 mlbuttermilk
42 gfresh yeast
50 gsugar
85 gbutter
200 mlcrushed tomatoes
2 ballsmozzarella (in liquid, drained)
0.5 bunchbasil
flour for work surface


clean kitchen towel, oven, rubber spatula (optional), baking pan, large bowl, whisk, standing mixer, cutting board, knife, ladle (optional)

Wine Tip

Riesling late harvest wine, dry, 2011
The minerally, fruity bouquet goes very well with the tomato flavor of the twists. This crispy white wine is best enjoyed chilled between 9 – 13°C/50°F.

Step 1

Mozzarella tomato twist

Process flour, butter, eggs, yeast, sugar, salt, and butter milk into a smooth dough using either a standing mixer or your hands. Cover and leave to rise in a warm spot for 1 – 2 hours.

clean kitchen towel, large bowl, standing mixer (optional)

600 g all-purpose flour / 85 g butter / 2 eggs / 42 g fresh yeast / 50 g sugar / 1 tsp salt / 300 ml butter milk

Step 2

Mozzarella tomato twist

Preheat oven to 180°C/ 355°F. Cut mozzarella into thin slices, chop basil into thin strips.

oven, cutting board, knife

2 balls mozzarella (in liquid, drained) / 0.5 bunch basil

Step 3

Mozzarella tomato twist

Roll the dough out flat onto a floured work surface and spread with crushed tomatoes.

ladle (optional), rolling pin

200 ml crushed tomatoes / flour for work surface

Step 4

Mozzarella tomato twist

Distribute mozzarella slices and basil strips evenly over the crushed tomatoes, Season generously with salt and pepper.

salt / pepper

Step 5

Mozzarella tomato twist

Starting from the long side, roll up the dough from the bottom edge.

Step 6

Mozzarella tomato twist

Cut the dough roll with a sharp knife into pieces, approx. 5 cm wide.


Step 7

Mozzarella tomato twist

Place the pieces wreath-shaped into a greased baking pan. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/ 355°F for 35 – 40 min. until golden. Serve with dips as desired.

baking pan