Quantcast
Live Well

Berry Berry Delicious Crepes

Berries are deliciously sweet and just plain old good for you. Whether you prefer blueberries, strawberries or raspberries, they’re all packed full of vitamins, minerals, and disease-fighting antioxidants. Berries are also virtually fat-free, relatively low in sugar, and almost devoid of sodium. Plus, the versatility of berries is endless, as they can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

If you’re a fan of decadent breakfast foods, here’s an incredibly delicious recipe for mixed berry crepes that you’ll thoroughly enjoy. 

What You Need

  • 2 cups of cow’s milk, goat’s milk or soy milk
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 cup and 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of orange zest
  • 1-1/2 pint of blueberries
  • 1-1/2 pint of strawberries
  • 1-1/2 pint of raspberries
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice
  • 3-1/2 tablespoons of granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 cup of whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of butter
  • Confectioners’ sugar for dusting

How To Prepare

In a blender, combine the milk, eggs, flour, salt, oil, and zest. Blend the mixture until it is smooth and then transfer it to a bowl, cover it, and refrigerate it for a half an hour. In a large bowl, combine the strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons of the granulated sugar (or to taste). In another bowl, combine the ricotta and the remaining 1 and a 1/2 tablespoons of granulated sugar.

Set the mixture aside.

Next, in a crepe pan over medium heat, melt 1 teaspoon of the butter to coat the pan evenly. Pour in 1/4 cup of the batter and spread it with a spatula. Cook it until the crepe is golden underneath, for 1-2 minutes. Flip the crepe over and then cook it for 1-2 minutes and then transfer it to a plate and cover it with aluminum foil. Repeat the process to make 8 crepes.

After this, cover half of each crepe with the ricotta mixture and 1/4 cup of the berry mixture and roll each of them into a tube. Place 2 crepes on each individual plate. Top each crepe with 1/2 cup of berries and then dust them with confectioners’ sugar. Serve immediately.

This absolutely delectable recipe by bistroMD makes 8 servings at only 310 calories each. Bon Appétit!

RECIPE: A Deliciously Creamy Spinach and Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie

Learn what it takes to achieve and maintain good health through weight control. Pick up a copy of Leaving Your Fat Behind.

You Might Also Like