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Breton galettes (pancakes)

Breton galettes (pancakes)

Of uniquely Breton origin, this is a buckwheat pancake on which you cook an egg with ham and cheese before folding it over. Easy and quick to make, it's an ideal answer to the question "what are we going to eat this evening?".

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 1 galette, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
16 min.5 min.21 min.
Preservation: To eat right now.
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Step by step recipe

1 Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #1Heat the frying pan on medium heat, put the knob of butter in to melt, then put the galette down over it. 5 min.
2 Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #2Break the egg onto it, then with a spatula push the egg yolk to the center... 2 min.
3 Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #3... and distribute the egg white over the surface of the galette until it is cooked. 4 min.
4 Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #4Scatter the ham in small pieces. 2 min.
5 Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #5Add the grated cheese. 1 min.
6 Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #6Then fold over a third of the galette. 1 min.
7 Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #7And then the last third onto the first. Leave to cook for another minute or two. 1 min.
8 Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #8And serve immediately.

Remarks

This is a basic recipe, the fillings can be infinitely varied at will.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
39321 gr12 gr29 gr
20 %8 %1 %4 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
23113 gr7 gr17 gr
12 %5 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 galette : 0.82 €

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