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Tesco Finest Parma ham, mozzarella and roast cherry tomato croissants recipe

Tesco Finest Parma ham, mozzarella and roast cherry tomato croissants recipe

5 ratings

Give your breakfast croissant an Italian-inspired makeover with this deliciously simple recipe. The crisp, buttery pastry is the perfect shell for sweet and juicy roasted Piccolo cherry tomatoes, creamy mozzarella and salty Parma ham. Finished off with fragrant fresh basil, this is a filing breakfast perfect for something a little special. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5mins to prepare and 20mins to cook
  • 519 calories / serving


  • 4 Tesco Finest French butter croissants
  • 220g Tesco Finest piccolo cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 x 125g balls Tesco Finest mozzarella di bufala campana
  • 75g Tesco Finest 14 month genuine Parma ham
  • a handful of basil leaves

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    35g 51%
  • Saturates

    17g 82%
  • Sugars

    5g 5%
  • Salt

    2.2g 37%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 26.3g Protein 22.5g Fibre 2.6g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C.
  2. Drizzle the tomatoes with oil, season and roast on a baking tray for 20 minutes, until the skins have split. Remove from the vines.
  3. Warm the croissants on a separate baking tray for 4-5 minutes. Cut the croissants in half horizontally and fill each with Parma ham slices, torn mozzarella, basil leaves (if using) and a few roast tomatoes, crushing the tomatoes slightly. Season with black pepper and eat warm.

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