Chickpea Crepes (Gluten free wraps)

Chickpea crepes are a thin savory pancake that are made with canned chickpeas and gluten-free flour.  They’re perfect to use as a gluten free wrap for sandwiches and for stuffing with chicken, scrambled eggs, beans and vegetables for breakfast lunch and dinner.  They’re also tasty served with yogurt, fruit and pure maple syrup.Chickpea crepes are a thin savory gluten free pancake that are perfect for breakfast or use them as a wrap for chicken and vegetables

GLUTEN FREE CREPES

This recipe is for those of you who would love to eat a stack of pancakes but don’t want all the calories, gluten, and carbs that go with it.  These gluten free crepes are light, airy and delicious, and they’re rich with  protein and fiber.

Chickpea crepes are a thin savory gluten free pancake that are perfect for breakfast or use them as a wrap for chicken and vegetables

These gluten free wraps are obviously fabulous for breakfast and brunch,  but these healthy crepes can easily be turned into a savory dish by filling them with grilled chicken, beans and/or vegetables.  They also make a healthy mid-day snack to have 0n hand to go with some honeyed Greek yogurt.

GLUTEN FREE CREPES RECIPE

This healthy crepe recipe will make about 6 gluten free wraps, which can be stored for up to 3 days in the refrigerator wrapped in plastic wrap and reheated quickly in a pan on the stovetop when ready to use.

  • 3 large free range eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose gluten free flour (brown rice flour or garbanzo flour also work

HOW TO MAKE CREPES AT HOME

This gluten free wraps recipe come together in about 30 minutes start-to-finish.

  1. In a blender, add eggs, milk, yogurt, maple syrup and salt.  Blend for 15-20 seconds.
  2. Add the chickpeas and flour and blend until completely smooth.  Set aside and let stand for about 15 minutes to thicken a bit.
  3. Heat skillet over medium-high heat.  Add a dab of butter, or a drizzle of oil, or use cooking spray.
  4. Pour in 1/4 cup batter, tilt and rotate the skillet to completely coat the bottom.
  5. Cook for about 2 minutes or until the crepes are set and golden on the edges.
  6. Flip and cook for another minute.
  7. Slide crepe onto plate and separate each crepe with a paper towel to prevent them from sticking together.

Chickpea crepes are a thin savory gluten free pancake that are perfect for breakfast or use them as a wrap for chicken and vegetables

Chickpea crepes are a thin savory gluten free pancake that are perfect for breakfast or use them as a wrap for chicken and vegetables

EASY GLUTEN FREE RECIPES

Originally published 1.2015 – updated 2.2020

Chickpea crepes are a thin savory gluten free pancake that are perfect for breakfast or use them as a wrap for chicken and vegetables
Yield: 6 crepes

Chickpea Crepes

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Chickpea crepes are a thin savory pancake that are made with canned chickpeas and gluten-free flour.  They're perfect to use as a gluten free wrap for sandwiches and for stuffing with chicken, scrambled eggs, beans and vegetables for breakfast lunch and dinner.  They're also tasty served with yogurt, fruit and pure maple syrup.

Ingredients

  • 3 large free range eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas, drained (canned is fine)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose gluten free flour (brown rice flour or garbanzo flour also work)

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add eggs, milk, yogurt, maple syrup and salt.  Blend for 15-20 seconds.
  2. Add the chickpeas and flour and blend until completely smooth.  Set aside and let stand for about 15 minutes to thicken a bit.
  3. Heat skillet over medium-high heat.  Add a dab of butter, or a drizzle of oil, or use cooking spray.
  4. Pour in 1/4 cup batter, tilt and rotate the skillet to completely coat the bottom.
  5. Cook for about 2 minutes or until the crepes are set and golden on the edges.
  6. Flip and cook for another minute.
  7. Slide crepe onto plate and separate each crepe with a paper towel to prevent them from sticking together.

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