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Salmon and Cream Cheese Pancake Filling
Low Fat Savoury Pancake Recipes

Some lovely flavours in these three savoury pancake recipes, salmon, Tex-Mex, and avocado. Ideal if you fancy something tasty, but healthy and low calorie, for dinner. All of them go well with a virtuous green leaf salad.

Low Fat Savoury Pancake Recipes

By WLR's Food Information Executive, Laurence Beeken

These savoury pancake recipes are a great alternative if you're looking for a new evening meal, and a tasty way to squeeze in a few more veggies.

There are some lovely flavours in these three recipes, salmon, Tex-Mex, and avocado. Ideal if you fancy something tasty, but healthy and low calorie, for dinner.

All of them go well with a virtuous green leaf salad.

Just make your pancakes, make the filling recipe, spoon the filling onto the pancake, fold and serve, Gorgeous!

Salmon and Cream Cheese Pancakes
Salmon and Cream Cheese Pancakes

Salmon & Cream Cheese Pancake Filling

Makes sufficient for 8 pancakes (serves 4)

Nutrition Information Per Serving (2 pancakes + filling)
Calories (kcal) 303.5
Carbohydrate (g) 22.0
Protein 21.8
Fat (g) 14.3
Fibre (g) 0.9
Fruit & Veg Portions 0.3

Ingredients

  • 200g low fat soft cream cheese
  • 3 tbsp snipped chives
  • ½ onion, grated
  • 6 oz smoked salmon

Method

  1. Make the pancakes as directed.  Keep Warm
  2. Chop the salmon and combine with the other ingredients
  3. Add a spoonful to each pancake and serve.

Tex Mex Pancakes
Tex Mex Pancakes

Tex-Mex Pancake Filling

Nutrition Information Per Serving (2 pancakes + filling)
Calories (kcal) 567
Carbohydrate (g) 98.2
Protein 49
Fat (g) 13.2
Fibre (g) 6.5
Fruit & Veg Portions 4.4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 pepper (red, yellow or orange)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 200g cooked, skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 415g can refried beans
  • 1 tbsp hot chilli sauce (Tabasco® or alternative) cut this to 1 tsp if you prefer it mild

Method

  1. Roughly chop the onion, pepper and chicken.
  2. Fry the onion and pepper in the olive oil until they start to soften.
  3. Add the chicken, refried beans, and chilli sauce to the pan and stir together until all of the ingredients are warmed through.
  4. Serve with the pancakes.

Avocado and Tomato Salsa Pancakes
Avocado and Tomato Salsa Pancakes

Avocado and Tomato Salsa Pancake Filling

Makes sufficient for 8 pancakes (serves 4)

Nutrition Information Per Serving (2 pancakes + filling)
Calories (kcal) 758
Carbohydrate (g) 40
Protein 15.2
Fat (g) 30.6
Fibre (g) 8.6
Fruit & Veg Portions 4.2

Ingredients

  • 4 medium avocado
  • 8 medium tomatoes
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  •  tsp salt

Method

  1. Chop the avocado and tomatoes into small chunks,
  2. Combine all of the ingredients together in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Serve in the pancakes.

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