Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Crepes Recipes and Frieda's GIVEAWAY

*While you're here, why not enter my $50 Old Amsterdam Gouda Giveaway too? It has even lower entries than this one and ends Monday!*

Behold...the 50 Calorie Giant Cookie!

Giant YUM!

And only 1 measly gram of fat. Can you believe it?

Best of all, with the help of your toaster oven, these mega-cookies crisp up in less than ONE minute! Prepackaged crepes, where have you been all my life?

Of course, it couldn't be easier to fancy up a crepe. Filling them with chocolate chips and mini marshmallows before their party in the toaster oven gives you smores crepes. Blueberries and whipped cream (skip the toaster oven!) is also yummy.

But, have you ever thought to make a savory crepe?

Broccoli and Cheese for Mees, Please!

LambAround's Hot Ham and Cheese Crepes
Serves 4
  • 4 Frieda's French Style Crepes (available near the berries in most produce departments)(Ralph's if you're in Southern California, you lucky duck)
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (diced)
  • 1/4 C Onion (diced)
  • 2 C Spinach
  • 1/2 C Broccoli Crowns (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1/4 C Water
  • 8 Slices of Ham
  • 4 Slices of Cheedar
  1. Heat olive oil in a large pan on mid-high heat. Add garlic and onion and cook until onion is translucent.
  2. Add spinach, broccoli, crushed red pepper, and water. Cover and let cook until water is gone, approximately 8 minutes.
  3. While the vegetables cook, prepare each crepe by layering 2 slices of ham topped with 1 slice of cheddar on each crepe. Go close to, but not touching or over, the edge of the crepes.
  4. Spoon the hot vegetable mixture evenly over each crepe.
  5. Roll each crepe and place, seam down, on a nonstick or greased pan. Bake at 300F for 5 minutes (another instance where a toaster oven is ideal!)
For something so simple, don't these look so fancy?

That's the magic of crepes!

Ready to play around with your own crepe ideas? Frieda's Produce is giving away a prize package to one lucky reader! The winner will receive:

A package of Frieda's French Style Crepes

A copy of The Purple Kiwi Cookbook by Karen Caplan, which features recipes for exotic ingredients, like Sunchokes, Kiwano, and Cherimoya (and, thank goodness, tips for buying these crazy fruits and veggies!) Just imagine the look on your coworker's faces when you go into work and say you made Southwestern Corn and Cactus Chowder for dinner last night.

The winner will also receive coupons for Frieda's products and a Frieda's totebag! Entering is easy peasy.

*This giveaway has ended. Thank you to everyone who entered.

Mandatory Entry: Leave a comment on this post telling me how you would prepare your crepes if you won. Would you smother them in Nutella and caramelized bananas? Drizzle them with honey? (Can you tell writing this post is making me hungry?)

Oodles of Optional Entries (leave 1 comment per entry method): 
1. Visit Frieda's Produce and tell me your favorite recipe from the site.
2. Follow LambAround via GFC (right sidebar).
3. Follow @LambAround via Twitter.
4. Follow Frieda's through Twitter.
5. Follow LambAround on Facebook.
6. Like Frieda's on Facebook.

The Fine Print:
Open to US residents (sorry, my Australian friends!) only. Giveaway ends on 7/11/11. The winner will be selected using and will be contacted via email.

In the meantime, I'll be teasing Pica and Biscuit with giant cookies that they're not going to get.

*I was not compensated in any way for this review and giveaway. I'm optimistic that the fabulous Miss Hazel Kelly at Frieda's Produce will like this post so much that she can't resist sending me a few (or more!) packages of yummy crepes ;)
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