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Vegetable Oven Pancake Recipe

Vegetable Oven Pancake Recipe

I clipped this recipe when I was first married, but my husband was actually first to prepare it. The puffy pancake looked beautiful and tasted even better. It wasn't until I made this dish myself the I realized how simple it really is. We like to vary the vegetables, depending on what's in season. —Mirien Church Aurora, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. Place butter in a 9-in. pie plate; heat in a 450° oven until melted. Carefully tilt pan to coat bottom and sides. In a large bowl, beat the flour, eggs, milk and 1/4 teaspoon salt until smooth. Pour into pie plate. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until puffed around the edges and golden brown.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the broccoli, green pepper, tomato and onion in water for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain well. Add pepper and remaining salt.
  • 3. Sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese over pancake; top with vegetables and remaining cheese. Bake 3-4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Cut into four wedges; serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 308 calories, 17g fat (11g saturated fat), 158mg cholesterol, 621mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 17g protein.

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PrplMonky5 User ID: 6612040 249961
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2016 Edited Jan. 19, 2017

"So simple but so delicious! I only made a few very small changes. I only used 1/2C green pepper and then added in 1/2C of zucchini. I used yellow onion instead of red (I don't like red). Also, I used a "pizza mix" of cheese instead of just cheddar. This came out SO good! My husband and I almost finished the entire thing. My only small complaint (and not really a complaint, more like an FYI), when I cooked the vegetables on the skillet, it took a while for the broccoli. Make sure you give yourself enough time. Also, I only needed to cook the "pancake" for 12 minutes, and any longer it would have burned. I will definitely make this again.

Update: I tried making this again but there just didn't seem to be enough water to cook the vegetables. Maybe I had the heat too high. I wound up adding more water but I think that got absorbed by the vegetables and the pancake portion was a bit soggy. I'll have to be careful of that next time."

ms11145 User ID: 1604521 52324
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2014

"Great recipe for this vegetarian. I did change it slightly. Instead of cooking the vegetables in water (and losing most of the vitamins), I sauted them in a little bit of olive oil. They were still bright green in color."

bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 64119
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2013

"Very good."

Cedes2001 User ID: 4062830 55885
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2012

"I wouldn't call it pancake but more a pizza pie. We used leftovers from our veggie tray from SuperBowl. So we had carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, onion, peppers, and mushrooms. It was excellent. My daughter didn't think it looked good but after a bite...delicious!"

kwelch1 User ID: 1390150 49632
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"This was easy and good. I made it in a toaster oven so it didn't even heat up the kitchen."

Shoes58 User ID: 2519954 56302
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2010

"this turned out just like the picture! easy & pleasing. a nice light way to consume your veggies. the husband was impressed. next time will try out on friends maybe with some additional or different veg."

[email protected] User ID: 77962 24023
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2010

"Very easy and my kids ate it right down! The key is to choose veggies that they enjoy, I think. Then the rest is easy."

Sprowl User ID: 29186 63949
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2010

"Great meatless recipe. I buy the baby broccoli which I prefer, since it is not one of my favorite vegetables."

lmurphy User ID: 1325984 202753
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2009

"This was SO good. The "pancake" part was so light and the dish tasted like a vegetable omelet. We will definitely make this again."

countess cookie User ID: 4170037 48011
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2009

"I'm not even a big fan of veggies and I loved it! Very flavorful."

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