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Spinach & Carrot Pancakes

I have a delicious recipe for Spinach and carrot pancakes to share with you today from the team at Yondu

What is Yondu?

A versatile savoury seasoning that brings out the inherent flavour of your ingredients.

Natural umami from slowly fermenting and simmering vegetables gives delicate flavour and balance to your dishes.

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Spinach & Carrot Pancakes

Spinach & Carrot Pancakes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4 (8 pancakes)

Yondu effect: Replaces salt or any other flavorings


Ingredients for Spinach & Carrot Pancakes:

  • 125g flour
  • 10g baking powder (2 teaspoons)
  • 150 ml oat milk
  • 2 Tablespoons Yondu Vegetable Umami 1 small carrot, peeled and shredded (50g) ½ small courgette, shredded (70g)
  • 30g fresh spinach, chopped
  • 20g sunflower seeds (2 tablespoons) Black pepper and olive oil


For the Spinach & Carrot Pancakes salsa:

  • 1 large tomato
  • A handful of parsley
  • Half an onion
  • A drizzle of Yondu
  • A squeeze of lemon


  1.  Take a bowl and add the flour, baking powder, oat milk and Yondu. Stir until combined and smooth. Mixture will look a little thick, this is normal.
  2. Add the shredded carrots, courgette, spinach, sunflower seeds, and black pepper (optional). Stir well and allow to rest for 4 minutes.
  3. Finely chop the tomato, onion, and parsley. Place in bowl, with a drizzle of Yondu and a tablespoon of olive oil. Toss gently and finish with a squeeze of lemon juice. Leave to the side.
  4. Over a medium-low heat, drizzle a few drops of olive oil into a skillet. Once hot, place two tablespoons of batter to the pan. Shape the edges to make the pancakes as round as possible and cook for 3 minutes on each side.
  5. Serve with the fresh parsley salsa


Notes/tips for gf Spinach & Carrot Pancakes

For a gluten free version use your favorite gluten free flour but add 100g instead of 125g. You can also use whole wheat flour or any other preferred flour.

Yondu is available to purchase via its UK website and Amazon, retailing at £6.88 for 275ml. Visit www.yondu.co.uk/recipes/ for cooking inspiration.

If you try this recipe for Spinach & Carrot Pancakes do let me know how you get on


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