Really Healthy Flour Galettes

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August 1, 2016

5.0 1

Galettes, or Breton galette, is the name given in most French crêperies to savoury buckwheat flour pancakes. These are then filled with a variety of fillings, both savoury and sweet.

Directions

Sift the flour into a mixing bowl and season with salt and pepper. Crack in the egg. Gradually add 300ml/10½fl oz water in a thin stream, beating continuously until the mixture forms a thick, smooth batter. Set aside for 1 hour to rest.

When the batter has rested, stir in the melted butter until well combined.

Heat the ghee and a dash of olive oil in a ceramic or heavy-based frying pan over a medium-high heat. When the fat is hot, add a tablespoonful of batter to the pan and swirl until the batter covers the base of the pan.

Fry the galette for 2-3 minutes, or until golden-brown on its underside and easy to loosen from the bottom of the pan. Flip over and fry for a minute on the other side, or until cooked through. Remove from the pan and keep warm in the oven. Repeat the process with the remaining batter.

Ingredients

100g/3½oz Really Healthy buckwheat flour

1 free-range egg

50g/2oz grass fed butter, melted

1 tbsp grass fed ghee

dash olive oil

salt and freshly ground black pepper

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2 Reviews

Jude

April 1, 2018

I make mine with milk and use coconut to fry them, delicious., they can be frozen as well

Patti

May 21, 2017

The galette sounds so apres ski! I’m making them ASAP!

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