This delicious savoury chickpea pancake is not only vegan but gluten free, grain free, oil free and refined sugar free. Chickpea flour is high in protein with 7 grams per ¼ cup  and high in fibre with 3 grams per ¼ cup making it a tasty and filling breakfast or lunch option.

This recipe will use up 1½ of your protein serving if used for breakfast leaving you with 5½ protein for the rest of the day.

You could use up one of your fat servings for the day and serve this delicious pancake with 1.5 tablespoons of low fat plain or red pepper hummus or some chopped avocado.

Serves 4

Time 20 minutes

Protein 1.5

Free veg 2

Ingredients for Savoury Chickpea Pancake

– 90g of chickpea flour

– 250 mls of water

– ½ Heaped teaspoon of baking powder

– Juice of ½ small lemon

– ½ teaspoon of cumin

– ¼ teaspoon of Garlic powder

– Salt to taste

– 150g of spinach chopped

– 100g of scallions & tomatoes chopped fine

Instructions for Savoury Chickpea Pancake

1. Preheat griddle or pan and spray with 1 Cal spray.

2,  In a bowl combine flour, water, baking soda, cumin, garlic powder & salt. Mix well and ensure all lumps are gone.

3. Add in lemon and stir (the batter will rise and foam a bit).

4. Add in veggies and combine thoroughly.

5. Pour ¼ mixtures on the preheated pan, it may look like there are more veggies than mixture but the batter will puff up from the baking powder and look fluffy and full.

6. Cook for 5 minutes.

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Blog Post by Lisa Breeze