Crepes Mexicana

Easy but awesome – that describes this baked dish best of all. This unique creation features crepes with a Mexican filling.

A flavourful and succulent cottage cheese mixture joins hands with chunky uncooked salsa and mealy refried beans to make a fabulous filling for the crepes.

Simple ingredients are mixed and matched to give a classic, memorable flavour. The cheesy mouth-feel and herby aroma of the Crepes Mexicana are sure to etch a lasting memory. Serve this baked dish hot and fresh with a crunchy garnish of spring onion greens.

Try other awesome crepe creations like the Broccoli Crepes with Mexican Green Sauce or Spinach Crepes

Crepes Mexicana

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Crepes Mexicana recipe - How to make Crepes Mexicana

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking time:  10 minutes   Baking temperature:  200ºC (400ºF)   Total Time:     5Makes 5 crepes
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5 crepes
3/4 cup refried beans
5 tsp uncooked salsa

For The Cottage Cheese Mixture
1/4 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tbsp oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped zucchini
1/4 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1/2 tsp dried oregano
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For The Baking
1/2 tbsp milk for brushing
1/2 cup grated processed cheese

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens

For the cottage cheese mixture

    For the cottage cheese mixture
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the paneer, zucchini, corn, dried oregano, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Switch off the flame, add the coriander and mix well. Divide the mixture into 5 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the refried beans into 5 portions. Keep aside.
  2. Place a crepe on a clean, dry surface and place a portion of the beans on one side of the crêpe.
  3. Put one portion of the cottage cheese mixture evenly over it.
  4. Put 1 tsp of salsa on top of the refried beans.
  5. Roll it up tightly.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 4 more crêpes.
  7. Arrange the crepes in a baking dish.
  8. Brush the crepes with milk.
  9. Sprinkle the cheese on top and bake in a hot oven at 200°c (400°f) for 5 minutes.
  10. Serve hot garnished with spring onion greens.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per crepe
Energy226 cal
Protein8.2 g
Carbohydrates23.3 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat11 g
Cholesterol15.2 mg
Sodium121.4 mg


Crepes Mexicana
 on 06 Jul 18 03:50 PM

The spicy rajma stuffing wrapped in soft crepes and loaded with cheese tastes superb!! I even add cheese to my corn stuffing.