|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 12 3-in pancakes (4-6 servings)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 4g||5%|
|Saturated Fat 1g||6%|
|Total Carbohydrate 21g||8%|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||9%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
These savory broccoli pancakes are a versatile snack or meal component. They can be served in a stack with a fried egg on top for brunch, or in place of cornbread or muffins alongside soup or stew. They make a great snack, dipped in warm marinara sauce or savory yogurt dip. Or they can be made in tiny rounds and topped with a dollop of herbed goat cheese or a morsel of smoked salmon for an appetizer.
Cooking Equipment Needed: Garlic tool, chef's knife, cutting board, measuring cups, measuring spoons, liquid measuring cup, blender (one to try: Blendtec Designer Series 625), electric or stovetop griddle or large nonstick skillet, turning spatula.
- 1 cup broccoli florets (fresh)
- 1 clove garlic (minced)
- 1 shallot (coarsely chopped)
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 cup milk (whole)
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon parsley (roughly chopped fresh)
- 5 fresh chives
- 1/2 teaspoon salt (Kosher)
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- Butter, for griddle or pan
Place the broccoli, garlic, and shallot in a blender and pulse until it’s finely chopped. Add the flour, baking powder, milk, and egg. Run the blender on medium speed just until all the ingredients are combined into a thick batter. Add the parsley, chives, salt and pepper and pulse until the parsley is mixed into the batter.
Heat a skillet or griddle and coat the cooking surface with butter. Spoon about 2 tablespoons batter for each pancake onto the griddle. Cook for about 3 minutes, until the underside is lightly browned, then flip and cook for 2 minutes more. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and keep warm under aluminum foil until all the pancakes are made. Serve warm or at room temperature.
- For a savory yogurt dip, combine one cup of plain yogurt with 1 teaspoon minced fresh chives, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt. Mix well.