Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center Recipe of the Month – Savory Herb Veggie Crepes

Impress your guests this holiday season with a skillfully crafted savory crepe! This recipe packs a punch of flavor with herbs and loads of vegetables you are sure to love.

Serving Size: 1 crepe

Yield: 4 crepes (may have a little batter left over)

Ingredients:Savory, vegetable-filled crepe on a blue plate.

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh sage, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup white all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Filling:

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3/4 cup green onion (both white and green parts), diced
  • 3/4 cup roasted red bell pepper (low-sodium), diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 5 cups spinach, packed
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions:

1. Whisk 2 eggs with milk and butter in a large mixing bowl.

2. Combine herbs with flour, garlic powder, and 1/8 teaspoon salt – add to egg, milk, and butter mixture until well-combined.

3. Cover and refrigerate batter for 20 minutes.

4. Add canola oil to a large pan on medium heat.

5. Crack 4 eggs into the pan with vegetables, scramble and cook through, then season mixture with pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

6. For each crepe, spray a large, shallow, nonstick pan with cooking spray and bring to medium heat – add 1/3 cup crepe batter and swirl the batter around to evenly coat the bottom of the pan.

7. Cook crepe until golden brown underneath, then flip (about 1 minute per side).

8. Add vegetable/egg filling to the center of the crepe – fold the crepe over the filling and roll tightly.

Nutrition Information / Amount per serving:

Calories – 225

Total fat – 13.5 g

Saturated fat – 3.5 g

Cholesterol – 108 mg

Sugars – 4 g

Protein – 8 g

Total Carbohydrates – 19 g

Dietary Fiber – 2.5 g

Sodium – 323

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The Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center is in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, part of CSU’s College of Health and Human Sciences.

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