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Gluten Free Beetroot Pancakes

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Gluten Free Beetroot Pancakes


  • In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt with a spoon.
  • Beat the beetroots (reserve 1 for serving) in a food processor along with 2 tablespoons of the milk until you create a smooth puree.
  • Transfer to a bowl and add the milk and the egg.
  • Whisk and add the flour.
  • Mix with a silicon spatula until completely combined.
  • Place a pan over low heat and add ½ spoonful of olive oil.
  • Brush a 10 cm cooking ring with some olive oil and place in pan.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of the pancake batter into the ring and cook for about 2 minutes, until golden.
  • Remove the ring and use a silicon spatula to flip the pancake over. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  • When ready, remove pancake from pan.
  • Repeat the same process until all of the batter is done.

To serve

  • In a food processor, add the reserved beat along with the yogurt and beat until you create a pink yogurt.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Serve the beetroot pancakes with ricotta, rocket, lemon zest and beetroot yogurt.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
13 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
10 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
6 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
16 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
7 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
10 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
12 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
17 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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