Healthy Recipes

Green Velvet Pancakes Recipe

Take your breakfast to the next level with this healthy and nutritious recipe.

green velvet pancakes
Calories 363
Protein 17g
Fat 14g
Carbs 45g

Chef's Tip: Freeze extra pancakes in a single layer on a parchment paper- lined baking sheet. To reheat, stack frozen pancakes on a plate and microwave for 90 seconds, or until heated through. Or warm them using a push-down toaster. The batter can also be used in a waffle iron.

Servings: 4
You'll need
  • 1 1/4 cups oat flour or whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • Couple pinches salt
  • 1/2 cup milk or buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 banana
  • 2 cups spinach
  • zest of 1 lemon (optional)
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1. Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
2. Place milk, ricotta, egg, banana, spinach, and lemon zest in a blender; blend until smooth. In a bowl, combine wet and dry ingredients. Fold in walnuts.
3. Pour batter in ¼-cup portions onto a hot greased griddle or skillet. Cook for 2 minutes per side, or until golden. Keep prepared pancakes warm in a 200°F oven while you prepare remaining batter