Have you ever had a savory crepe? Um, they are awesome. No, really. They are so delicate and delicious. This recipe for baked caprese crepes actually came about because of a bad mood. Ok, not a bad mood, but dread. Ha, doesn’t that sound so much more delightful? Here’s the deal, I don’t mind winter. I love warm sweaters, leggins, boots, warm soups and beautiful holidays, BUT I hate being cold. I live in Utah. Cold exists for 9 months of the year. Or at least close to it. I was seriously starting to dread that all of our herbs were dying=no fresh herbs constantly at my disposal, the sun was heading to bed earlier, and the gardens were slowly evaporating. *Sigh*. Now are we getting a better picture about what I really don’t like about winter? Nothing is very fresh anymore. I looooove summer foods. LOVE them. I love how much easier it is to eat fresh and healthy.

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This recipe could look intimidating since you have to roll each crepe, but do not worry about it. I promise that it’s really not that difficult, AND you can totally make the sauce days ahead of time. You could even make a ton and freeze it for later. The crepes have a hint of basil, are stuffed full of a delicious cheese combo and are covered in the yummiest roasted tomato sauce. Trust me, you need this in your life.

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Can Crepes Be Frozen?

To freeze crepes, layer them with wax paper or paper towels.

Place in freezer bag and freeze for up to 2 months.

Thaw in refrigerator and heat in microwave.

What Is Caprese?

Caprese refers to a salad made with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil.

Do Tomatoes Have Vitamin C?

Tomatoes are an excellent source of Vitamin C.

Baked Caprese Crepes

Baked Caprese Crepes

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Servings: 1 recipe
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Description

The crepes have a hint of basil, are stuffed full of a delicious cheese combo and are covered in the yummiest roasted tomato sauce. Trust me, you need this in your life.

Ingredients 

  • Fresh Mozarella
  • Fontina Cheese
  • Parmesan Cheese

Savory Crepes

  • 6 Large Eggs
  • 4 teaspoons Gourmet Gardens Basil
  • 2 Tablespoons Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter, Unsalted, melted
  • 1/3 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • Fresh Cracked Black Pepper

Roasted Tomato Sauce

  • 6 Large Tomatoes, quartered
  • Olive Oil
  • Kosher Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil from tomatoes, plus juice (these are basically the pan drippings from roasting the tomatoes)
  • 2 Tablespoons Dried Onions
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • Fresh Black Pepper
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 Large Carrot, grated

Instructions

Crepes

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, basil, yogurt, butter and milk.
    6 Large Eggs, 4 teaspoons Gourmet Gardens Basil, 2 Tablespoons Greek Yogurt, 2 Tablespoons Butter, 1/3 Cup Milk
  • Add the flour, salt and pepper, and whisk until smooth.
    1/2 Cup Flour, 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt, Fresh Cracked Black Pepper
  • Set aside.

Roasted Tomato Sauce

  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Lightly oil (using the olive oil) a large baking sheet.
    Olive Oil
  • Dump the tomatoes on the baking sheet, drizzle with a little more olive oil, and salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
    6 Large Tomatoes, Kosher Salt, Pepper
  • Roast for 20-40 minutes depending on the size of your tomatoes. Remove from the oven to cool slightly.
  • Place the oil/juice mixture in a stock pot over medium heat.
    2 Tablespoons Oil from tomatoes
  • Add the garlic, and cook until fragrant.
    2 Cloves Garlic
  • Add the onions and oregano.
    2 Tablespoons Dried Onions, 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • Cook for 30 seconds more and add the tomatoes, salt, pepper, bay leaves and carrot.
    1 teaspoon Kosher Salt, Fresh Black Pepper, 2 Bay Leaves, 1 Large Carrot
  • Turn down to low and simmer for 20 minutes or up to 1 hour.
  • Remove the bay leaves and set aside.

To Make the Crepes

  • Heat a skillet (8-12") over medium heat.
  • Add a tiny drizzle of olive oil if your pan tends to not release foods.
  • Using a 1/3 measuring cup, quickly pour the batter in, pick up the skillet and twist your wrist in a circular motion, allowing the batter to evenly coat the bottom of the pan.
  • Let cook for a minute or so, carefully slide a rubber spatula under one side, lift and flip the crepe over.
  • Cook another 30 -60 seconds and set aside on a plate.
  • Repeat with remaining crepes.

Assembly

  • To assemble the dish, lay one crepe flat on the cutting board.
  • Fill it with a little handful of the fresh mozzarella and fontina cheeses.
    Fresh Mozarella, Fontina Cheese
  • Roll the crepe up, and place in a lightly greased baking dish.
  • Repeat until the dish is full.
  • Top with the luscious roasted tomato sauce and fresh parmesan cheese.
    Parmesan Cheese
  • Bake at 350 for 20-30 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Store left overs in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 1328kcalCarbohydrates: 101gProtein: 54gFat: 81gSaturated Fat: 27gPolyunsaturated Fat: 15gMonounsaturated Fat: 34gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1054mgSodium: 4169mgPotassium: 2761mgFiber: 14gSugar: 32gVitamin A: 18666IUVitamin C: 114mgCalcium: 464mgIron: 11mg
Author: Sweet Basil
Course: All Your Favorite Fall Recipes to Warm up to

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