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How To Make Spinach and Buckwheat Pancakes

How To Make Spinach and Buckwheat Pancakes.

Love Your Gut Week takes place between 4-10 September and seeks to raise awareness of the importance of good gut health.

Love Your Gut has been raising awareness of the importance of gut health for over 18 years by providing expert tips, digestive health news and recipes.

Today I am sharing one of their recipes with you:

How To Make Spinach and Buckwheat Pancakes

How To Make Spinach and Buckwheat Pancakes:

Despite its name, buckwheat is not a member of the wheat family and is gluten-free. It is a good source of dietary fibre, complex carbohydrates and a range of polyphenols all of which can have a beneficial effect on the gut microflora. Spinach is a rich source of polyphenols and dietary fibre, and also adds a range of essential micronutrients to the dish. This recipe is low in FODMAPs and gluten-free.

Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves 4 (two pancakes each)


For The Topping:


  1. Blend the buckwheat flour, egg, milk, water, spinach, nutmeg and a teaspoon of olive oil together in a food processor.
  2. Place the batter in the fridge to settle while you prepare the topping.
  3. Heat a small non-stick frying pan on medium heat and brush with a little oil.
  4. Stir the batter and pour three dessert spoons into the frying pan. Tilt the pan and swirl around until the batter is evenly distributed. Cook for about two minutes on each side, until the pancake is set and beginning to brown.
  5. Cook all the pancakes and place on a baking tray in a warm oven until ready to assemble into the finished dish. Place a small sheet of greaseproof paper between each pancake to prevent them sticking to each other.
  6. Top each pancake with smoked salmon and a teaspoon of crème fraiche. Sprinkle with a few chopped chives and serve with a wedge of lemon

Cooks Tip: Serve the pancakes topped with grilled lean bacon and oven roasted tomatoes or roasted peppers, onions and a dollop of thick Greek yogurt.

How To Make Spinach and Buckwheat Pancakes

How To Make Spinach and Buckwheat Pancakes Recipe and image courtesy of Dr Joan Ransley for Love Your Gut.

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2 responses to “How To Make Spinach and Buckwheat Pancakes”

  1. Debbie Roberts - Debs Random Writings says:

    Hi Claire, this is the kind of recipe I would like to try, not sure if I've ever seen buckwheat here though, will have to ask round. The green colour reminds me of the book Green Eggs and Ham, so it could be a hit with children too!. Popped over from the #weekendbloghop

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