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

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Breton galettes (pancakes)
Heat the frying pan on medium heat, put the knob of butter in to melt, then put the galette down over it.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Breton galettes (pancakes)
Break the egg onto it, then with a spatula push the egg yolk to the center...

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Breton galettes (pancakes)
... and distribute the egg white over the surface of the galette until it is cooked.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Breton galettes (pancakes)
Scatter the ham in small pieces.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Breton galettes (pancakes)
Add the grated cheese.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Breton galettes (pancakes)
Then fold over a third of the galette.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Breton galettes (pancakes)
And then the last third onto the first. Leave to cook for another minute or two.

Stage 8
Breton galettes (pancakes)
And serve immediately.
This is a basic recipe, the fillings can be infinitely varied at will.
To eat right now.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
302 Kcal or 1,264 Kj17 gr3 gr25 gr
15 %6 %<1 %4 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
189 Kcal or 791 Kj11 gr2 gr16 gr
9 %4 %<1 %2 %
Per galette
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
302 Kcal or 1,264 Kj17 gr3 gr25 gr
15 %6 %<1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 galette : 0.79 €

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  • Yes, it's in my "todo" list.
    Posted by jh march 12th 2011 at 16:31 (n° 2)
  • Think about including the galette recipe....
    Posted by Anonymous march 11th 2011 at 15:53 (n° 1)
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