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Tomatoey Scones

a savoury scone batch, on a white plate

tomatoey scones

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Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 12 mins
Total Time: 27 mins
Packed Lunch
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Dairy Free
Servings: 24 servings
Cost per portion 7p
Calories: 59.15kcal
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  • 36 g tomato puree
  • 30 ml vegetable oil
  • 100 g flour self raising
  • 70 g lard
  • 200 g oats instant oat kind
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • enough water to make a soft dough
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Heat the oven to 220C/425F/Gas 7. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • Mix together the flour and salt and cereal and rub in the lard.
  • Stir in the puree and then the oil, water, spices, and vinegar to get a soft dough.
  • Turn on to a floured work surface and knead very lightly. Pat out to around 2cm thick.
  • Use a 1.5in cutter to stamp out rounds and place on the baking sheet.
  • Lightly knead together the rest of the dough and stamp out more scones to use it all up.
  • Brush the tops of the scones with a little salt water.
  • Bake for 12 minutes until risen and orangey golden. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Click here to start a 12 minute timer
  • We made 24 from this batch.
  • Make 3 batches in the month.


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Nutrition Facts
tomatoey scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 59.15 Calories from Fat 17
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.86g3%
Saturated Fat 1.12g7%
Sodium 1.51mg0%
Potassium 47.42mg1%
Carbohydrates 9.11g3%
Fiber 1.1g5%
Sugar 0.18g0%
Protein 1.64g3%
Vitamin A 154.04IU3%
Vitamin C 1.19mg1%
Calcium 11.72mg1%
Iron 0.59mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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