RECIPES

Breakfast Crepes

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 (B&B Winepub)

  • Prep Time

    30min

  • Cook Time

    8min

  • Total Time

    38min

  • Servings

    6

Start your day off right with these breakfast crepes from B&B Winepub's executive chef Josh Capon.  

Ingredients

Crepes

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter

Béchamel

  • 1 pound baby spinach cooked, squeezed dry
  • 1 pint milk
  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 4 ounce all purpose flour
  • Pinch grated nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Breakfast crepes

  • 6 Crepes
  • Béchamel sauce
  • 4 ounce sliced country ham
  • 4 ounce sliced gruyere
  • 6 Eggs
  • Olive oil

Preparation

For crepes- Step 1:

  • Whisk ½ cup milk into ¼ cup of flour along with the pinch of salt. Add eggs one at a time than strain through a fine strainer. Add melted butter.

Step 2:

  • Heat a 12 inch non stick pan over med-high heat. Add 1 tsp olive oil.

Step 3:

  • With a 2 oz ladle add batter to the pan and swirl around evenly.

Step 4:

  • When the edges start to turn brown flip using a rubber spatula and continue to cook for about 20 seconds. Remove from the pan onto a serving plate.

Step 5:

  • Repeat this step until you have used all of the batter stacking the crepes on top of one another. You should have 6 crepes.

For Béchamel- Step 1:

  • Melt ¼ lb butter in a saucepan.

Step 2:

  • Whisk in flour to get the consistency of wet sand. Cook for 10 minutes.

Step 3:

  • Bring milk to a simmer.

Step 4:

  • Whisk in butter flour mixture little at a time until thick.

Step 5:

  • Mix béchamel into spinach and season to taste with salt , pepper and nutmeg.

For Breakfast Crepes- Step 1:

  • To assemble, spread creamed spinach onto half side of the crepe. Add a slice of ham and two slices of gruyere. Close to form half moons.

Step 2:

  • Put crepe in a 350 degree oven for about 8 minutes.

Step 3:

  • Meanwhile heat a six inch non-stick pan with one tsp of olive oil.

Step 4:

  • Crack egg into pan season with salt and pepper and fry on low heat until the whites are set. About 5 minutes.

Step 5:

  • To serve, take crepe out of oven and put on a plate. Top with the egg and serve