Creamy Fruit-Filled Crepes
2. Herbed: Stir 1/4 cup snipped fresh herbs (basil, chervil, chives, and/or parsley) into the batter before making crepes. Fill crepes as desired.Nutrition Facts per serving: 122 Calories, 5 g protein, 15 g carbohydrate, 5 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 2 g total sugar, 10% Vitamin A, 8% Vitamin C, 112 mg sodium, 7% calcium, 7% iron.3. Tomato-Avocado: Peel, seed, and mash 1 ripe avocado. Stir in 2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro. Fill crepes evenly with 4 ounces thinly sliced reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño chile peppers, the mashed avocado, and 1 cup chopped cherry or grape tomatoes. Top filled crepes with 1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro leaves.Nutrition Facts per serving: 274 calories, 13 g protein, 19 g carbohydrate, 16 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 4 g total sugar, 20% Vitamin A, 16% Vitamin C, 317 mg sodium, 30% calcium, 7% iron.4. Ham and Gruyère: Stir together 2/3 cup shredded Gruyère cheese, 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream, and 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard. Fill crepes evenly with 5 ounces thinly sliced lean ham and the cheese mixture. Top filled crepes with 2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives. Nutrition Facts per serving: 283 calories, 19 g protein, 16 g carbohydrate, 15 g total fat (7 g sat. fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 3 g total sugar, 10% Vitamin A, 2% Vitamin C, 663 mg sodium, 33% calcium, 7% iron.Creamy Fruit: In a small bowl stir together 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt, 1 teaspoon honey, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. If needed, stir in milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, to thin to desired consistency. Fill crepes evenly with cheese mixture and 2 cups sliced fresh fruit or halved berries (peeled sliced peaches, sliced strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and/or blueberries). Drizzle filled crepes with additional honey.Nutrition Facts per serving: 271 calories, 6 g protein, 32 g carbohydrate, 13 g total fat (6 g sat. fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 18 g total sugar, 10% Vitamin A, 30% Vitamin C, 118 mg sodium, 10% calcium, 7% iron.
To Reheat Leftover Crepes:
Layer unfilled crepes between paper towels. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 20 to 40 seconds or until heated through. Wrap in foil. (Or, preheat oven to 200°F. Layer unfilled crepes between sheets of parchment paper and wrap in foil. Bake about 15 minutes or until heated through.)
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