Sunflower pancakes with green pea purée

Sunflower pancakes with green pea purée

Try this sunflower twist on traditional pancakes for a dish that's sweet and savoury

Pancakes

  • Put the seeds and half the milk in a bowl and blend until smooth, using a stick blender if you wish. Add the flour, salt, eggs and the rest of the milk and then whisk into a batter.
  • Shape into mini pancakes and fry in a medium-hot pan, making sure not to be stingy with the oil. It's good if the edges crisp up! 
  • Blend the peas and avocados to a smooth purée. Season to taste with salt, garlic and lemon juice, if using.
  • Serve the pancakes immediately together with the pea purée and a
    salad – we've used sunflower greens, tomatoes, pomegranate seeds and
    pea shoots.
  • Serves 4

    • 175g natural sunflower seeds
    • 600ml milk
    • 120g plain flour
    • Pinch of salt
    • 3 eggs
    • Oil, for frying

    For the pea purée:

    • 200g frozen peas
    • 2 avocados, peeled, stoned and chopped
    • Pinch of salt or herb seasoning salt
    • Crushed garlic, to taste
    • Squeeze of lemon juice (optional)

    This and more great recipes are featured in Very Veggie Family Cookbook by Sarah Ask and Lisa Bjärbo (£14.99, Pavilion Books).

    RELATED ARTICLES

    Related Articles

    Recipe: Flourless banana pancakes with cherry nice cream
    Recipes & Food
    Recipe: Flourless banana pancakes with cherry nice cream
    Recipe: Flourless banana pancakes with cherry nice cream Crowd-pleasing...
    How to have a healthy vegetarian pregnancy
    Eating & Exercise
    How to have a healthy vegetarian pregnancy
    How to have a healthy vegetarian pregnancy How to be a veggie during pregnancy...
    Pizza Bianco
    Recipes & Food
    Pizza Bianco
    Pizza Bianco Masterchef winner and actress Lisa Faulkner shares one of her...
    Cheese and chive biscuits
    Recipes & Food
    Cheese and chive biscuits
    Cheese and chive biscuits These savoury biscuits couldn't be simpler, and you...

    email block

    fortune-cookiesRecipes & Food

    Fortune cookies

    What a fabulous way to introduce fun into your food - homemade fortune cookies!
    strawberry-vanilla-freezer-jamRecipes & Food

    Strawberry-vanilla freezer jam

    Why not get the tots involved and make your own jam? Just freeze it to keep it fresh
    alphabet-soupRecipes & Food

    Alphabet soup

    Feed your little one's imagination as well as their appetite - mealtime has never been so fun
    start-your-enginesWin

    LEGO DUPLO has launched three fantastic fun-filled Disney Pixar Cars 3 sets

    Pre-school fans of Disney Pixar Cars 3 can recreate all the fun of the new movie with three exciting and...
    win-a-little-swallows-travel-cot-from-izziwotnotWin

    WIN a Little Swallows Travel Cot from Izziwotnot

    Enter our competition for a chance to win a luxury travel cot worth £89!
    win-free-tickets-to-this-morning-live-and-see-our-editor-scarlett-on-stage-with-holly-willoughbyWin

    Win free tickets to This Morning Live and see our Editor Scarlett on stage with Holly Willoughby

    See Gurgle Editor Scarlett Brady on stage with Holly Willoughby, Dr Rang and Editor of Netmums Annie O Leary to...