Savory pancakes with peas, baby spinach and pecorino cheese


The savory pancakes are a delicious variation of the classic sweet pancakes. This version uses green peas and fresh baby spinach that makes them fragrant and with a beautiful color while adding the pecorino cheese gives them the delicate salty taste.

Savory pancakes with peas, baby spinach and pecorino cheese
Preparation time
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For 1 Dozen(s)


  • 1 egg
  • 0.5 cup frozen peas
  • 0.5 cup baby spinach
  • 0.5 cup milk
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 40 g (or more) grated pecorino cheese or another type of hard cheese
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • salt to taste (optional)

Savory pancakes with peas, baby spinach and pecorino cheese Directions

  1. Place the baby spinach, thawed peas, egg, milk and oil in a blender and blend until smooth.

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  2. Add the flour, grated cheese, baking powder and blend again until the batter is smooth. In case you did not use the pecorino but a less salty cheese add some salt.

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  3. Heat the pan, if necessary grease it with a little olive oil and pour a few tablespoons of batter creating 3 - 4 round pancakes. Cook for 2 minutes on medium-low heat side. Turn them and cook again so that they are golden on both sides. Serve warm with mixed salad or coated with some soft cheese.

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Nutrition facts

(diet, vegetarian)
Per Serving


Monday, 29 May 2017
super yummy. I thought this idea sounds strange but I was quite curious and they turned out great. - Jodi

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