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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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
16 min.16 min.
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Step by step recipe


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.
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Scatter the ham in small pieces.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Add the grated cheese.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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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

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).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Oatmeal cake, Sesame fried scampi, Lemon tart, Elsa's Comtoise galette, Mayonnaise, ... All
Buckwheat pancakeBuckwheat pancake: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Scallop and leek pancakes, Breton Pie, Sausage buckwheat pancakes, Seafood feuillantines, Breton Sandwich, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pecan fruit rolls , Potato and broccoli gratin, French onion soup, Spinach Mornay, Fillets of sole Dieppoise, ... All
HamHam: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Two-cheese quiche, Ham pasta bake, Quick flaky pizza, Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit), French toast "cordon bleu", ... All

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