Crepes with Tomatoes and Butter Hazelnuts

Publish sponsored by the French Ministry of Agriculture. See under for extra particulars.

One among my first forays into cooking was for my faculty’s worldwide dinner night time. I used to be in French class and throughout the first few weeks of sophistication, I grew to become obsessive about French tradition. I assumed the language and the artwork was (and nonetheless is) stunning however the meals, oh the meals. There’s nothing fairly like a meal of French meals shared round a desk of family and friends (plus any given day I’d gladly take a croissant and occasional for breakfast).

And so, these crepes are a little bit of an up to date nod to bringing French tradition residence. We eat savory crepes very often and the roasted tomatoes tossed with a hazelnut-butter dressing may be my favourite summer time deal with. When served heat, the St. Agur blue cheese melts a bit into the tomatoes and it’s so wealthy and scrumptious. What actually brings this meal house is the Trimbach Pinot Blanc. The wine helps steadiness the richness of all that great President butter and St. Agur blue cheese.

Better of all, you may make an additional massive batch of the crepes to make use of all through the month (they freeze amazingly properly). Have these stunning savory crepes for dinner then have a breakfast crepe or dessert crepe the next week. Or, in the event you’re like me and have a child- a little bit of nut butter and honey unfold as a substitute a crepe makes for the proper snack!

Butter Hazelnuts


Nuts: The hazelnuts have such a beautiful play with the tomatoes however you possibly can additionally use pecan items. I like utilizing nuts which have a stronger taste/presence.

Oat Crepes: In the event you’re trying to make this gluten-free, attempt your hand at these oat crepes. A favourite of mine and nonetheless straightforward to make.

Greens: I resisted the urge to toss the tomatoes with greens however in the event you needed so as to add a bit extra to those crepes, toss the tomatoes and butter dressing with a handful or two of child spinach.



These scrumptious, savory crepes are topped with roasted cherry tomatoes tossed in a hazelnut-butter dressing and served with a delicate wedge of blue cheese.


  • Make crepes based on instructions.
  • Warmth your oven to 425˚F. Half cherry tomatoes and place in a roasting pan. Toss with olive oil and a pinch of salt. Roast till charring and most liquid gone, 30 minutes or so.
  • To make the dressing, soften the President butter in a small pan. Add the crushed hazelnuts and prepare dinner for two or so minutes, till the hazelnuts are toasted and aromatic. Take away the pan from the warmth and add within the lemon juice, honey, and salt. Swirl to mix and let cool barely.
  • When tomatoes are carried out, let cool barely then mix with the dressing. Divide the crepes onto three or 4 plates and high with the roasted tomato combination. Prime with wedges of the St. Agur blue cheese and a sprinkle of sea salt.


Suggestions and Tips: Make the crepes forward of time and freeze to make use of as wanted.

Deplete leftover substances: tomatoes, hazelnuts, butter

Disclosure: This recipe was created in partnership with the French Ministry of Agriculture. All ideas and opinions are my very own. It’s content material like this that helps me preserve this website operating to supply the vegetarian recipes you see each week.

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