Six delicious ideas for savoury pancake fillings

03 February 2016

Pancake Day needn’t just be about the sweet pancake fillings, there are also some delicious savoury filling ideas around. Try one of these for a perfect pancake dinner.

Butternut squash and stilton pancake

Butternut squash and Stilton

Try this rich and creamy vegetarian filling of sautéd butternut squash and crumbled Stilton baked in the oven until crisp and golden. It’s so quick and easy to make why limit it to Shrove Tuesday?

Recipe: butternut squash and Stilton pancakes

Chorizo and pulled pork pancakes

Chorizo and pulled pork

A coriander-flavoured pancake stuffed with slow-cooked spicy tomato sauce with chorizo and pulled pork. It might take a little while for the filling to cook but it’s worth the wait.

Recipe: chorizo and pulled pork pancakes

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Garlic, mushroom and brie pancakes

Garlic, mushroom and brie

A delicious and quick savoury filling of garlic-fried mushrooms in a white wine sauce, perfect for when time is tight.

Recipe: garlic, mushroom and brie pancakes

Savoury herb pancakes with Gruyere cheese, broccoli and shallots recipe

Broccoli and Gruyere

This savoury herby pancake batter has a lovely mix of parsley, chives and chervil in the mixture. It’s then stuffed with a gorgeous mixture of broccoli, béchamel sauce and gruyere cheese.

Recipe: broccoli and Gruyere pancakes

Colcannon with bacon pancakes

Colcannon with bacon

Colcannon is a traditional Irish meal of buttery mashed potatoes with kale or cabbage. This pancake filling version is made by lightly frying bacon, cabbage and onion in butter, then grilling the cheese-topped rolled pancakes until the cheese melts.

Recipe: colcannon with bacon pancakes

Spinach and ricotta pancakes

Spinach and ricotta

This classic combination of spinach and ricotta makes a lovely and easy vegetarian savoury pancake filling. Just boil up the spinach, drain and mix with ricotta and nutmeg for a lovely creamy filling.

Recipe: spinach and ricotta pancakes

For even more delicious pancake fillings, both sweet and savoury, see our pancake recipe collection

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