Sweet french crepes stuffed with farmer’s cheese and mango. Colored green with spinach and topped with fresh blueberries.
Naturally colored mango crepes will be great for breakfast. Also, great brunch recipe that your guests will love. Perfectly sweet dessert for St. Patrick’s Day.
What are French Crepes
French crepes are a thin pancake that doesn’t not contain any rising agent. In addition, there are usually two types: sweet and savory. Sweet crepes are very common in Poland. They are usually served for dinner. However, they are perfect for brunch, breakfast or dessert. They are served with many types of fillings.
Crepe Fillings Sweet & Savory
- Farmer’s cheese, cottage cheese, quark or cream cheese.
- Fruit spreads, jams, preserves or confiture.
- Maple syrup or honey.
- Whipped Cream
- Any type of fresh fruit.
- Chocolate, Nutella.
- Various types of meat.
- Veggies, for instance mushrooms, spinach, artichoke etc.
How to make Crepes
These crepes are made with spinach while original sweet french crepes doesn’t contain spinach. Firstly, gather all ingredients. Fresh spinach, milk, eggs, flour, farmer’s cheese, sugar, greek yogurt, mango and blueberries. Secondly, mix spinach with milk. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter to the frying pan. Add eggs and flour. Cook on low – medium heat on each side. Thirdly, to prepare the filling mix cheese, sugar and greek yogurt until smooth. Moreover, add diced mangoes. Finally, spread each crepe with the filling. Fold in half, then again in half to form a triangle. Also, top it with fresh blueberries.
Tips to make Spinach Mango Crepes
- You need to have a powerful blender to mix spinach with milk very smooth. I used my favorite Ninja Ninja Nutri Bowl Duo with Auto-iQ Boost.
- Also, you can omit the spinach. You will have original recipe. However, I like how you can easily add nutritious and color naturally.
- Farmer’s cheese substitute include: ricotta, cream cheese or cottage cheese. Moreover, you can use any type for this recipe. Farmer’s cheese is easily found in European stores.
- Also, you can use regular sugar instead of cane sugar. This is the type of sugar that I usually use in my kitchen.
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Farmer's Cheese Spinach Mango French Crepes
- 1 cup fresh spinach
- 1 cup milk
- 2 eggs
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
- 1 cup farmer's cheese or cottage cheese
- 6 tsp. cane sugar
- 3 Tbsp. greek yogurt
- 1 mango diced
- 1/4 cup blueberries
- Blend spinach with milk in the blender until smooth.
- In a large bowl mix eggs. Add spinach/milk mixture and flour. Mix with electric mixer until well combined.
- Prepare frying pan and turn on the heat to low-medium, add some oil (not much) or best use Misto to sprinkle the oil on the pan.
- Take about 1/4 cup crepes mixture and pour nicely on the heated pan. Move the pan around to spread the batter. Cook 1-2 minutes on one side, then flip and cook another 1-2 minutes.
- Repeat the process until all crepes are cooked. Add a little oil each time if necessary.
- In a medium bowl mix cheese with sugar and greek yogurt by spoon. If the cheese is to dry add some more greek yogurt.
- Dice mango, set aside.
- Spread equally farmer's cheese on each crepe. Add some diced mango. Fold in half and in half again to form a triangle. Top it with few blueberries.
It’s funny how little things can be so different from country to country – I never would have thought of having crepes for dinner, but now I think I’m going to have to try it! And I love how you added the spinach. Does it impact the taste much? Of course, even if it did, it still sounds delicious to me!
No it doesn’t affect the taste. They are good. Thanks Chrissy
Those sound awesome! I love the idea of adding spinach, so creative! I bet they are tasty too 🙂
Thank you Jane!
GREAT idea! Looks so pretty and sounds super tasty. Thanks for the recipe!
Oh my gosh, this sounds like a total mom win!
This looks great! Love that your snuck your greens in these! Pretty color and healthy 🙂
Love all sorts of crepes and need to try them with spinach! I’m sure they taste delicious! pinned
Thank you for pinning Mira!
Katy @ Her Cup of Joy
This is such a creative crepe recipe. They look delicious, I’ll definitely have to make these sometime.
You are a genius!!!!!! I am definitely trying on my 6-yr old! I love your healthy approach to European dishes. I know how hard it is to come up with a recipe that will be healthy and taste good too. Thank you for your hard work!
Thank you Tanya. It means a lot for me when you are here:)
You are very sweet!!!! I am really glad that I found your site. I love your recipes and have many of them marked to make it for later. My little one and I have been very sick for over a month. No appetite, lots of tea with honey and ginger, and warm milk with honey. The flu this year has been bad. I was also having a lot of dizziness and have been feeling weak to a point of exhaustion. I just thought that it was sleep deprivation but it turned out that my body is dangerously low in iron. So, as we’re slowly recovering. Your pictures look so good and appetizing that my little one agreed for me to make your smoothie and these pancakes for her. 🙂 Double yes, since it has a lot of spinach (iron). Thank you again for your hard work!
Spinach will be perfect for iron deficiency. I hope you will feel better soon:)
Karen @ Seasonal Cravings
This is such a great idea and I never make crepes. I love all the step by step photos for those of us who are new at this. Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!
Totally perfect for St. Patrick’s day!
I never would have though thought of adding spinach to crepes – what a great idea!
I love the color of those crepes! I use to work at a crepe restaurant in college, I never thought to make my own! But your instructions are perfect!
They are not difficult at all:)
I love how vibrant and green these crepes are! Can’t wait to try them soon!
You would love them:)
So glad I stumbled on these! Will make for St. Patty’s Day for sure!
I am happy Melissa, hope you’ll love them!