Zucchini Crepes Recipe
Zucchini Crepes Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Zucchini Crepes Recipe

Publisher Photo
"By keeping a few of these tender well-stuffed crepes in the freezer, I can easily reheat them when vegetarian friends stop by unexpectedly," writes Patricia Moyer of Island, Pond, Vermont. "Plus, they're a great way to use up extra zucchini."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1-1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • FILLING:
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium zucchini, shredded and squeezed dry
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped and seeded
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups meatless spaghetti sauce

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 filled crepes) equals 264 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 900 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, eggs, egg substitute, milk and salt until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Heat an 8-in. nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray; pour about 1/4 cup batter into center of skillet. Lift and tilt pan to evenly coat bottom. Cook until top appears dry; turn and cook 15-20 seconds longer. Remove to a wire rack. Repeat with remaining batter, coat with cooking spray as needed. When cool, stack crepes with waxed paper or paper towels in between.
  3. In a large skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and mushrooms in oil until tender. Add zucchini; saute 2-3 minutes longer. Remove from the heat; stir in tomatoes, 1 cup of cheese, salt, oregano and pepper.
  4. Spoon onto crepes and roll up. Arrange in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spread spaghetti sauce over crepes.
  5. Cover and bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Zucchini Crepes in Light & Tasty August/September 2001, p52

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 filled crepes) equals 264 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 900 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

Reviews for Zucchini Crepes

AVERAGE RATING
   (3)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (3)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2012

"this is the best savory crepe we ever had very tasty and healthy"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2010

"Wonderful recipe, husband loved it too. Although he doesn't like green peppers, I just replaced them with more zucchini. I also used Jack cheese instead of cheddar. Will pass this on to my family!"

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT