Tomato and goats’ cheese doughballs

Preparation time

less than 30 mins

Cooking time

10 to 30 mins


Makes 24 canapés

These delicious little meat-free canapés can be prepared to the end of step four and baked at the last minute. If liked, omit the tomatoes and use 100g/3½oz of sliced roasted red peppers from a jar instead.

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  • 12 ready-made doughballs
  • a little soft butter
  • 150g/5½oz tub soft goats’ cheese
  • 1 tbsp red pesto
  • ¼ tsp chopped thyme leaves
  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 25g/1oz parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), finely grated