A little strange but tasty” are spinach pancakes. They are green and may therefore look a little less attractive. But they are full of good nutrients, extra fiber, vitamins and minerals. Spinach pancakes are perfect for a savory breakfast or lunch.
What do you need for spinach pancakes?
Of course you need a frying pan, in addition a blender or hand blender for the batter. And the following ingredients for about 6 pancakes
- 200 grams of spinach (fresh or frozen)
- 150 grams of self-rising flour or almond flour
- 400 ml semi-skimmed milk I use unsweetened almond milk
- 2 eggs
- Coconut oil for frying
How to make Spinach pancakes
- Combine the fresh spinach, the semi-skimmed milk, the self-rising flour and eggs in a blender and mix into a smooth batter. You can also put the ingredients in a bowl and mix it with a hand blender, it’s just what you find the easiest!
- Heat a little coconut oil in a frying pan and wait until the pan is hot. Chances are that otherwise the first pancake will fail. Pour a dash of the batter into the pan. You can bake larger thin pancakes or smaller ones. Just what you like.
- Bake the pancake until the bottom is nice and golden brown. Turn it over with a spatula and bake the other side until golden brown.
- You can then cover the pancake with herb butter, cheese or stoop.
Your children may look a bit strange because of the color of the pancake, but once they have tasted it they will agree that they are quite tasty.
Why are spinach pancakes healthy
Adding spinach makes these pancakes healthier than normal pancakes. In this way, a child (or adult) gets some vegetables back unnoticed. Green vegetables and green leafy vegetables in particular are super healthy due to the high concentrations of fibers, vitamins, minerals, trace elements and (co) enzymes. Spinach contains a lot of iron. In addition, spinach contains considerable amounts of vitamin. It stimulates good intestinal function and is also a good memory.