Discover recipes for savory pastries in 7 variants or the best inspiration for this delicious delicacy!

Would you like something good, original and above all not sweet?

Try our savory pastry recipes!

Replace jam, cottage cheese, poppy seeds or nuts with cheese, vegetables, mushrooms and meat.

The result will pleasantly surprise you.

Various rolls, bags, cupcakes, strudels and buns are also a great option for family celebrations and parties with friends.

Puff pastry filled four times differently

Are you looking for unusual inspiration for a party or family celebration? These rolls with four different fillings are the right choice!


  • 500 g puff pastry
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 glass of pickled dried tomatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 slices of ham or bacon
  • 1 Italian sausage (salsiccia)
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • salt pepper


  1. Roll out the puff pastry into a pancake and cut into triangles. Then put one of the fillings into each triangle and roll up.
  2. For the bean filling, heat a little oil in a small pan, add the chopped red onion, cumin, chili and fry for about 2 minutes. Then add the washed sterilized beans and cook for 5 minutes. Finally, salt and pepper the mixture. Sprinkle the filling on the puff pastry with a little grated cheddar and cilantro.
  3. For the egg and ham filling, first boil scrambled eggs with a little salt and pepper. Then put them on the prepared puff pastry triangles, add pieces of fried ham or bacon and some basil leaves.
  4. For the Italian filling, fry small pieces of Italian sausage in a small pan with a little oil, add some pepper and sweet paprika. When the meat is lightly browned, also add pieces of sun-dried tomatoes and cook together for approximately 10 minutes.
  5. For the cheese-broccoli filling, just put a little grated cheese on triangles of puff pastry together with broccoli florets, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  6. Place the filled pastry on a baking sheet lined with baking paper and bake in an oven preheated to 180°C for approximately 15 minutes until golden.
Puff pastry with four types of fillings

Of course, other delicacies can also be prepared from puff pastry. Check out our sweet puff pastry recipes !

Savory strudel with vegetable filling

Strudels or strudels don’t always have to be sweet. Swap apples, poppies, jams or nuts for vegetables, mushrooms, cheese or charcuterie. You will see that you will have a great time!


  • 250 g puff pastry or pizza dough
  • 150 g of broccoli florets
  • 200 g of mushrooms
  • 100 g of mozzarella
  • 1 red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of Italian herbs
  • salt pepper


  1. Divide the broccoli florets into smaller pieces, cut the mushrooms into slices and the pepper into pieces.
  2. In a pan with one tablespoon of oil, then cook the broccoli and pepper until soft for a few minutes.
  3. Add Italian seasoning, crushed garlic cloves and cook for another minute.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, stir and remove the mixture from the pan.
  5. Add the remaining oil to the pan and fry the mushrooms in it.
  6. Simmer gently.
  7. Afterwards, lightly cut the cooked vegetables and mushrooms into smaller pieces on a cutting board.
  8. When this mixture has cooled, add the grated mozzarella to it and put the bowl with the mixture in the fridge for a while.
  9. In the meantime, preheat the oven to 200°C.
  10. Roll out the puff pastry on a sheet lined with baking paper into a rectangle.
  11. Then put the prepared filling from the fridge on half of the dough.
  12. Then fold the other half of the dough over the filling, as if you were making a strudel.
  13. Seal the edges of the dough well to make a neat strudel.
  14. Brush the strudel with beaten egg and milk.
  15. Place in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 20-25 minutes until golden.
Savory strudel with vegetable filling

Another popular delicacy that you don’t have to eat only with jam or cottage cheese are pancakes. Get inspired by our savory pancakes !

Traditional pies filled with a mixture of meat and cabbage

Pirohs, or bags, exist in many variants. The traditional Russian variant includes a filling with minced meat and cabbage. But you can also fill the pies with mushrooms or spinach.



  • 400 g plain flour
  • 180 ml of milk
  • 1 egg
  • 20 g of yeast
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • egg yolk and a pinch of salt for brushing


  • 300 g of ground beef
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon of dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried minced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Prepare yeast from yeast, sugar and a little milk.
  2. Then add the rest of the milk and about a third of the flour.
  3. Mix everything thoroughly into a smooth dough.
  4. Let the dough rise for about 60 minutes.
  5. After this time, add the remaining flour, eggs, oil and salt to the dough.
  6. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly, work them into a dough and leave to rise again, approximately 45 minutes.
  7. In the meantime, prepare the filling.
  8. Sauté the cabbage and onion in a pan with a little oil for about 5-7 minutes.
  9. Afterwards, remove this mixture from the pan and add the ground beef to the pan, and sauté until it loses its liquid and becomes smaller pieces.
  10. Then add the cabbage mixture to the meat again.
  11. Mix everything and add all the spices, i.e. dill, salt, pepper and garlic.
  12. Then divide the dough into 8-10 loaves, it depends on how big you want to make the pies.
  13. Then roll each bun into a pancake and fill with meat and cabbage filling.
  14. Fold the dough in half over the filling, forming a crescent shape and pinching the edges tightly to seal.
  15. Brush the pie created in this way with a yolk mixed with a pinch of salt.
  16. Place in an oven preheated to 200°C and bake for approximately 15-20 minutes.

This savory filled pastry is very often served with sour cream.

Pies filled with a mixture of meat and cabbage

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Savory filled cupcakes

These salty tartlets filled with a mixture of cheese, sausage and vegetables can be not only a very tasty dinner, but also a great treat for a visitor.



  • 250 g plain flour
  • 120 g of butter
  • 6 tablespoons of ice cold water
  • salt


  • 200 g of bacon
  • 100 g of cheddar
  • 300 ml of sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 shallots
  • 2 tbsp chutney
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped chives


  1. Make a dough out of flour, butter, salt and water by hand or with a food processor.
  2. Then form a ball from the dough, wrap it in cling film and let it rest in the fridge for approximately 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  4. Divide the cooled dough into six equal-sized parts and then roll each part into a pancake.
  5. Then, using a cup or something similar, cut circles out of the dough.
  6. Use your fingers to press the circles cut in this way into the tartlet form, remove the remaining dough.
  7. Put the dough back in the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
  8. Prick the dough in the molds with a fork and bake for approximately 8-10 minutes (until golden) in the preheated oven.
  9. In the meantime, prepare the filling.
  10. Fry the diced bacon in a pan.
  11. Remove the fried bacon from the pan and use the fat to fry the chopped onions and shallots.
  12. Then put a little chutney, fried bacon, onions and a little grated cheddar in each tartlet.
  13. Add a little sour cream in which you beat the eggs and add the spices.
  14. Finally, sprinkle a little cheese on each tartlet.
  15. Place back in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 20-25 minutes.

Serve the baked savory tartlets sprinkled with chives.

Savory cupcakes filled with a mixture of vegetables, cheese and bacon

Italian filled pastry

Focaccia is one of the most popular Italian pastries. Prepare it filled with olives, sun-dried tomatoes, peppers, cheese and herbs. By the way, this dish is a great choice for any celebration!



  • 950 g plain flour
  • 600 ml of water
  • 2 tablespoons of dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • olive oil
  • salt


  • 2/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup roasted red pepper
  • 1 cup pickled artichokes
  • 1/3 cup capers
  • 1 cup black olives
  • 1/2 cup spinach leaves
  • 100 g of feta cheese
  • 300 g of mozzarella
  • basil


  1. Stir and dissolve yeast and honey in lukewarm water.
  2. Mix the flour and salt in a bowl, then slowly mix in the water, honey and yeast mixture to form a dough.
  3. When you have made a smooth dough, transfer it to an oiled bowl, cover with a tea towel and leave to rise in a warm place for about 30 minutes.
  4. After rising, spread half of the dough on a baking sheet, you can use a rolling pin.
  5. Then spread the dried tomatoes, which you have mixed with a pressed clove of garlic, on the dough.
  6. Then spread the other ingredients on top of the tomatoes, i.e. chopped pieces of pepper, artichokes, olives, spinach leaves, capers, basil and grated mozzarella and feta.
  7. Roll the remaining dough into a pancake and cover the filling.
  8. Then seal the dough well on the sides so that the filling does not leak out during baking.
  9. Leave the focaccia prepared in this way to rest for 20 minutes.
  10. In the meantime, preheat the oven to 200°C.
  11. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt before placing in the oven.
  12. Bake for approximately 30-35 minutes until golden.
Italian focaccia filled with olives, tomatoes and cheese

Homemade rolls with ham and cheese

Freshly baked homemade rolls are a wonderful treat in themselves. Try their stuffed version too!



  • 4 cups plain flour
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 10 g of dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tbsp of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of butter


  • 150 g of ham
  • 200 g of mozzarella
  • 1 egg
  • Italian herb seasoning
  • salt pepper


  1. Mix yeast, sugar, a little milk and make a leaven.
  2. When the yeast rises, add flour, salt, the rest of the milk, butter and eggs.
  3. Work by hand or with the help of a kneader into a smooth, non-sticky dough.
  4. Cover the dough with cling film and let it rise in a warm place for at least an hour.
  5. After it has risen, roll out the dough and then use a knife to cut triangles from it, which you will then make into rolls.
  6. Place a piece of ham and mozzarella in each triangle, then roll it up into a roll.
  7. Place the finished rolls on a baking sheet lined with baking paper and leave to rise for another 30 minutes.
  8. In the meantime, preheat the oven to 180°C.
  9. Before placing in the oven, brush the filled pastry with beaten egg, salt and lightly sprinkle with Italian herbs.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 15-20 minutes until golden.
Homemade stuffed rolls with ham and cheese

Don’t want to fill your pastry with anything? It doesn’t matter, there are also various variants of savory pastry without filling !

Savory buns filled with cheese and onion

Buns made of bread dough with a mixture of cheese and sauteed onions can be not only an unusual dinner, but also a great meal for a trip. In addition, bread pastries not only taste great, but also make your apartment smell beautiful while baking.


  • 500 g of bread flour
  • 300 ml of lukewarm water
  • 120 g of grated cheese
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp and 2 teaspoons of oil
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons of dry yeast
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of dried herbs


  1. Mix the yeast in a little lukewarm water with the sugar and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  2. Mix the flour, salt and herbs in a bowl.
  3. Add the yeast, the rest of the water and one tablespoon of oil.
  4. Mix everything thoroughly and work into a smooth and non-sticky dough.
  5. Then cover the dough with a towel and let it rise in a warm place until the dough doubles in size.
  6. Meanwhile, fry the chopped onion in two teaspoons of oil until golden.
  7. After rising, divide the dough into nine equal parts.
  8. Shape each part into a patty and then place a teaspoon of fried onion and a little grated cheese in its center.
  9. Next, make a small bun or bun from the patty.
  10. Place the buns on a baking sheet lined with baking paper and leave to rise for another 30 minutes.
  11. In the meantime, preheat the oven to 180°C.
  12. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the buns before putting them in the oven.
  13. Bake for approximately 15-20 minutes.
Bread dough pastry filled with cheese and onion

You can also watch the individual preparation steps via the video recipe!

Cheese and Onion Stuffed Bread Rolls in The Bread Kitchen

Tips and tricks for the best stuffed pastry

Stuffed pastries can be made from different types of dough. Of course, puff pastry is most often used due to its simplicity, but you can also use yeast dough or potato dough. In terms of fillings, only your imagination matters. If you prefer vegetarian dishes, combine different types of vegetables with cheese and various spices, which will add flavor and aroma to the dish.

Of course, filled pastries can also be filled with various types of sausages and meat, especially minced meat. If you need inspiration, you can find it especially in Italian cuisine. Here you will find a variety of stuffed focaccia, colzoni, pasta and other delicacies that you can prepare at home.

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