Summer Vegetable Crêpes

July/August 2008

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Crêpes aren't just for dessert—they make a quick and savory weeknight dinner. Here they're filled with ricotta cheese, green beans, zucchini and corn and topped with a chive-cream sauce. Don't skip the step of placing a piece of parchment or wax paper under each crêpe as you fill it—without it, the crêpes are tricky to roll. Serve with: A tossed salad.

"I couldn't find crepes, so I used puff pastry. It made it dry all together as a whole dish. But the filling by itself was wonderful. I'm a sucker for ricotta. ;) My husband liked the filling as well, but not the sauce. It was too lemony...

52 Reviews for Summer Vegetable Crêpes


Here is the link to the Whole Wheat Crepe Recipe here on


I made this recipe tonight and it was a big hit. No doubt that I will make these crepes again very soon! I substituted broccoli and mushrooms for the green beans but I'm sure any combo of veggies would taste delicious wrapped in a crepe! I also added extra salt and pepper, garlic, green onions, thyme, basil, and extra chives from my garden. My fiance used an extra crepe to make a dessert out of chocolate sauce, bananas and vanilla ice cream (yum)!

FYI: I looked at Trader Joe's and Whole Foods for pre-made crepes or even a crepe mix and came up with nothing! So, I decided to make the crepes from scratch! I used the Whole Wheat Crepe recipe from this website (and just omitted the sugar from the ingredients). It was really easy and they looked like "real" crepes. I made them ahead of time and reheated them in the oven right before I rolled them (and that seemed to work fine)! I found them very easy to roll and didn't need to involve parchment or wax paper.


Looks wonderful ------but-----What or where is the recipe for the crepes that you put on the parchment that you put the filling in to roll up? Or are you using tortillas?


O M G ! I do not care for most vegetarian dishes. But, this one is delicious and it is suprisingly filling. I immediately sent it to my mom since they are on eternal diets. I would make even this for a dinner party any day and I am kown for my dinner parties!


This is a great, versatile dish! I added sauteed onion and garlic. Also, I lacked green beans, but threw in extra squash and zucchini and some red pepper for color. The cheeses provided a creamy base and it was a hit!


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