Savoury puff pancake with cherry tomato salad



10 min


25 min


4 Servings

Savoury puff pancake with cherry tomato salad

Savoury puff pancake with cherry tomato salad recipe Photo by Erik Putz

Reminiscent of a traditional Dutch pancake, this savoury version is served with a cherry tomato salad, (and it's ready in a half hour!).


  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp fresh pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated gruyère


  • 1 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp white-wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes


  • PREHEAT oven to 475F. Melt  butter in a heavy oven-safe frying pan over medium. Add red onion and cook 3 min. Add baby spinach and stir 1 min.
  • WHISK eggs in a large bowl. Whisk in milk, all-purpose flour and  fresh pepper. Pour over onion mixture, then sprinkle with gruyére.
  • BAKE in centre of oven until puffed and golden, about 12 min Serve immediately.
  • FOR SALAD, whisk olive oil with white-wine vinegar, salt and red-hot-chili flakes in a medium bowl. Toss with cherry tomatoes.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 359,
  • Protein
  • 14 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18 g,
  • Fat
  • 26 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 242 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin A
Wine Pairings

Pair it with: A refreshing sauvignon blanc
This effortlessly delicious, highly affordable crisp white is made by one of the great producers in Chile. Flavours of succulent pineapple, figs, papayas and plantain make it an unusual and playful pairing for rich vegetarian dishes.
Our pick: Casa Lapostolle Sauvignon Blanc, Chile, $15.

Salad serves 4 | 23 calories per salad serving