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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:

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16 min.16 min.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #1
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) : Photo of step #2
Break the egg onto it, then with a spatula push the egg yolk to the center...

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

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #4
Scatter the ham in small pieces.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #5
Add the grated cheese.

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

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

Stage 8
Breton galettes (pancakes) : Photo of step #8
And serve immediately.

Remarks

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

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made

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