Healthy Crepe Recipes

Find healthy, delicious crepe recipes including sweet and savory crepe recipes. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Summer Vegetable Crepes

Rating: 4.65 stars
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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.

Whole-Wheat Crepes

Rating: 4.2 stars
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This basic crepe recipe is a tasty wrap for sweet and savory fillings.

Pizza Crêpes

Crêpes may seem fancy-slash-scary, but once you get the hang of the process, making them is a snap—the eggs make them surprisingly sturdy. Fill them with just about anything, like ham and cheese with an egg on top for brunch or fresh fruit and Nutella for dessert.
By Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Mushroom & Spinach Crepes

Rating: 4.2 stars
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Try these crepes, filled with spinach and meaty mushrooms and topped with crumbled goat cheese, for a light supper with a salad on the side.

Gluten-Free Crepes

These skinny French pancakes are simple to make and work well with gluten-free flour. The batter is made in a blender for easy preparation and cleanup. Serve them simply with butter and maple syrup or fill with savory fillings, such as spinach, mushrooms and cheese, or sweet fillings like sautéed apples or strawberries.

Asparagus, Zucchini, and Sweet Pepper Crepes with Orange Cream

A delicious vegetarian dinner option, these homemade whole-wheat and flax crepes are filled with asparagus, zucchini and sweet peppers and a heathier cream sauce made with a blend of tofu and Greek yogurt.

Vegan Crepes

Flaxseed meal makes an excellent substitute for eggs in this vegan crepe batter. The batter is made in a blender for easy preparation and cleanup. The crepes taste great served simply with a drizzle of maple syrup. Or, serve them for brunch filled with sautéed vegetables or for dessert filled with a fruit compote.

Peaches 'n Cream Crepes

This fruity dessert uses pre-made crepes, peaches, and cream cheese so it's quick, easy, and delicious.

Buckwheat Crepes with Strawberries, Rhubarb & White Chocolate

Buckwheat flour gives these whole-grain crepes a nutty flavor and makes this dessert naturally gluten-free. Stuffed with lightly spiced, cooked rhubarb and fresh strawberries, the crepes are a head-turner when they get a drizzle of white chocolate sauce.

Fruit-Filled Crepes

This dessert or special brunch dish is great for entertaining because it can be made in advance and popped in the oven just before serving. Strawberry-rhubarb filling is a lovely salute to the season and is also delicious as a topping for ice cream.

Grape Crepes

Creme de cassis is a liqueur with a delicate black currant flavor. When cooked with red grapes, it makes a lovely topping for this crepe recipe.

Sweetened Ricotta & Apricot Crepes

Rating: 4.5 stars
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Lightly sweetened ricotta, toasted almonds and a drizzle of apricot jam give these crepes a sophisticated edge. Try them for brunch or dessert.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Bistro Salad Crepes

Poached eggs and lightly dressed salad greens top these savory crepes. They're just the thing to make for a special brunch or luncheon.

Crab, Mushroom and Asparagus Crepes

Savory crepes stuffed with crab, white asparagus, and mushrooms will make an elegant statement at your next dinner party, especially if you drizzle them with truffle oil.

Banana-Caramel Crêpes with Nutella

Rating: 3.67 stars
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Try these banana and Nutella crêpes for a special brunch or luscious dessert. In this method, we fold the crêpe into a square leaving a little “window” in the middle to show off what's inside. Feel free to roll or fold your crêpes around your filling any way you choose.