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Saturday, August 16, 2008
Roasted-Vegetable Filled Crepes with Green Pepper Coulis
Crepes loaded with Vegetables is just the way i like to eat my breakfast or brunch on weekends. A good serving of vegetables surely promise a healthy start of the lazy weekend.
1/2 zucchini, finely diced
1/2 yellow squash, finely diced
1/2 cup Sliced Carrots
1/2 cup green bell peppers, finely diced
4 Asparagus cut in 3 inches length
1 small jalapeno sliced(optional if you like keep the crepes mild)
1/4 teaspoon chilly powder
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons chopped parsley\Cilantro leaves
1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
1 organic egg.
Pinch baking powder
Salt and white pepper
1 cup low fat milk
For Green Pepper Coulis(Sauce)
1 tablespoon Olive oil
1 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup vegetable broth or plain water
1 roasted green or red bell pepper, seeded and peeled(See this recipe for how to roast a pepper)
1 clove garlic
To make the Vegetable Stuffing
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a mixing bowl, coat vegetables with olive oil. Add salt ,chilly powder and chopped garlic. Toss and place on baking sheet. Roast until very golden brown, about 20 to 30 minutes. Cool. Add chopped parsley or cilantro.
To make Crepes
In a small bowl crack an egg and lightly whisk it . In another bigger bowl sift flour, baking powder and salt and pepper together and slowly whisk in milk and eggs. If batter is still a little thick, dilute with a bit more milk.
Heat a small saute pan and lightly oil it (or use spray). Place a small amount of batter (about 1/4 cup) and swirl it around in pan to cover bottom. When bottom is cooked, the edges will be a little brown. Remove and flip, then let cool on tray. Make 6-8 crepes.
To make the Coulis(Sauce)
Heat Oil in a saucepan and add flour roast for a minute, then broth or water. Add green or red roasted pepper and garlic. Simmer 10 minutes.
Pour hot mixture into blender and blend until smooth to make green or red pepper sauce.
Spoon filling mixture into center of each crepe; fold . Place crepes on a plate, ladle sauce on top and serve.
This recipe is my entry for latha's WBB-Combi Breakfast