Savoury pancake recipes to make for dinner tonight

Pancakes are often a sweet affair but when it comes to Shrove Tuesday, you probably want to eat as many of them as possible.

But the humble pancake can easily be turned into something to enjoy for your main course at dinner time as well as dessert.

We’ve included some recipes below but it might be as simple as swapping the wraps in your favourite Mexican meal for pancakes today.

And once you’ve got the savoury out of the way, try some of our other recipes.

There’s even an option to whip a few up for your dog.

And once the day is all over, we have a few suggestions for what to do with the leftover batter.

Salmon and Avocado Crêpes

Recipe from STAUB

This recipe is ideal for two to three people and can be halved for pancakes for one.


  • 150g plain white flour or gluten free flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 320ml oat milk
  • 50ml water
  • 15g butter (melted & cooled)
  • Pinch of Salt


  • Spinach
  • Smoked salmon
  • 1 avocado
  • Plain yoghurt
  • Chilli flakes
  • Fresh Coriander
  • Juice of half a fresh lemon


Spinach and ricotta pancake bake

Serves 4


For the pancakes:

  • 175g plain flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • 450ml milk

For the filling:

  • 450g spinach
  • 250g Italian Ricotta
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg

For the cheese sauce:

  • 250ml milk
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 25g butter
  • 100g cheese
  • 25g Cheddar cheese, grated for the top


Asparagus and Harissa Pancakes with tomatoes and olives

Recipe from British Asparagus

Serves two


  • 250g British asparagus
  • A bunch of spring onions
  • 135g plain flour
  • 60g gram flour
  • Salt
  • 1 egg
  • 325ml water
  • 2 tbsp harissa
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • 12 black olives
  • 100g feta, crumbled
  • Small handful mint, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt & black pepper
  • 50ml vegetable oil


Chinese duck pancake roll-ups

Recipe from British Lion Eggs

For the pancakes:

  • 40g/1½ oz. plain flour
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 large British Lion egg
  • 100ml/4 fl oz. milk
  • A little oil for frying

For the filling:

  • 1x (550g) a pack of oven ready half crispy aromatic duck
  • 75ml/3floz Plum or Hoisin sauce (usually included with the duck pack)
  • 4 spring onions, trimmed
  • 50g/2oz cucumber

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