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recipe image Dairy Free Sweet Potato & Spinach Pancakes

Sweet Potato & Spinach Pancakes

Dairy Free Sweet Potato & Spinach Pancakes

These savoury sweet potato and spinach pancakes are folded with lots of healthy vegetables for a feel-good lunchtime feast. Read more here.

These savoury pancakes are folded with lots of healthy vegetables for a feel-good lunchtime feast. Yummy sweet potato adds a little spice to warm you up during the winter months, while garlicky mushrooms make this dish deliciously moreish. Better yet, it’s dairy and gluten free. Flipping marvellous.

  • Prep time10 minutes
  • Ready In25 minutes
  • DifficultyMedium


  • 100 grams gram flour
  • 100 grams gluten-free self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 medium egg
  • 300 millilitres unsweetened soya milk
  • 1 small onion peeled finely chopped
  • 150 grams sweet potato peeled finely grated
  • 25 grams Flora Original melted
  • salt
  • pepper
  • Flora Original
  • 1 large clove garlic crushed
  • 50 grams closed cup mushrooms sliced
  • 115 grams fresh baby spinach washed
  • 25 grams toasted pine nuts

Nutritional Guidelines
(per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)


  1. Mix together the gram flour, gluten free flour, baking powder and turmeric in a large bowl.
  2. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and whisk in the egg and milk to make a thick smooth batter.
  3. Beat in the onion, sweet potato, melted Flora Original and a good pinch of salt and pepper.
  4. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a small frying pan or omelette pan.
  5. Drop 2-3 tablespoons full of the batter into the pan.
  6. Cook for about 3 minutes over a medium heat until small bubbles appear on the surface of each pancake, then turn over and cook for a further 2-3 minutes until golden.
  7. Transfer onto a plate and cover to keep warm whilst you repeat using the remaining batter.
  8. To make the filling for the pancakes, melt the Flora Original in a pan and sauté the garlic and mushrooms for 2-3 minutes until soft.
  9. Add the spinach and cook until wilted then stir in the pine nuts.
  10. Season with a little salt and black pepper.
  11. To serve, divide the filling between the pancakes folding each in half over the spinach mixture before serving.