Maureen, from Orewa 0931...

Spinach And Feta Crepes


A delicious, light but nourishing meal. Ideal when you have friends for supper. An easy way to get spinach into kids!

4 Votes Since September 29th
 

Ingredients

  • Crepes
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 ml) oil
  • 4 cups wholemeal flour
  • 4 cups (250 ml) water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) vinegar
  • Filling
  • 2 good-sized bunches spinach
  • 1 large onion - chopped
  • 75 gm margarine
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) flour
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) cream
  • 2 vegetable stock cubes (or to taste)
  • 125 gm Feta cheese
  • 125 gm chunky cottage cheese
  • 2 - 3 cups (5 - 700 ml) white sauce (not too thick)
  • Handful of sunflower seeds

    Directions

    1. Crepes (Pancakes)
    2. Make beforehand:
    3. Beat eggs, oil and vinegar together
    4. Add dry ingredients and water in turn
    5. Mix to a smooth batter.
    6. Let the batter rest for one hour
    7. Bake in a pancake skillet
    8. Filling
    9. Wash and blanch spinach, including stalks, and drain
    10. Saute the onion in the margarine
    11. Add the flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring
    12. Add the cream
    13. Add the spinach
    14. Crumble in the stock cubes
    15. Let stand to cool
    16. Once cool, fill the pancakes and roll up
    17. Lay them side by side in a greased flat oven-proof dish
    18. Pour over the white sauce
    19. Sprinkle generously with grated cheese and sunflower seeds
    20. Bake at 200 degrees C until bubbly
    21. Serve with salad and jacket potatoes.
    Serves Cooking Time Prep Time
    Ten 10 minutes 1 1/4 hour work time

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