Honey Cinnamon Paneer & Pear Crepes for Meatless Monday

I think that I’ve mentioned that I LOVE eating breakfast for dinner. And for breakfast. And lunch. Maybe even for snacks, too. Screw it. I could eat breakfast all day long, every single day. 
Honey Cinnamon Paneer & Pear Crepes for Meatless Monday

I decided last week that crepes were going to feature on our Meatless Monday dinner recipe, but I also needed to work in some protein. I wanted to do a ‘sweet’ (but not much extra sugar, like syrup or brown sugar toppings) pancake, and I still had some Paneer in the fridge from my initial foray into the new-to-me cooking cheese, so I got to thinking… And what I came up with was not only terribly delicious, but also incredibly easy. Honey Cinnamon Paneer Crepes for Meatless Monday. What better way to start out a new week?
Honey Cinnamon Paneer & Pear Crepes for Meatless Monday

The most work-intensive part of this meal, as with most crepe meals, is making the crepes themselves. My sister posted this easiest crepe recipe ever  a while back that she picked up while she was living in Paris – seriously – 3 ingredients, 1:1:1. Easy to double, triple, or cut in half! I usually double the recipe, because I loooove having leftover crepes in the fridge for breakfast the next morning. :) 

Honey Cinnamon Paneer & Pears Filling for Crepes
Serves 4
A slightly sweet & fresh way to pack the protein into your breakfast - or dinner - crepes!
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 (375g) package of Paneer (or equiv. homemade)
  2. 2 Tbsp honey
  3. 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  4. pinch of salt
  5. 3 very ripe pears, sliced in thin wedges.
Instructions
  1. Crumble entire block of paneer, as you would with feta cheese.
  2. Heat crumbled paneer in small pan over low heat.
  3. Add honey, cinnamon, & salt. Stir well.
  4. Heat through, stirring often.
  5. Spread about 1/4 cup of the paneer mixture down the centre of a crepe, top with 8-10 slices of pear, roll, & serve warm.
Notes
  1. If you don't have paneer on hand, ricotta cheese would be an excellent substitution.
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Note: These pancakes are sweet enough that you can avoid adding syrup – though I wouldn’t blame you if you added just a touch of real, fresh Maple Syrup! 

I know that several of regular readers have been contemplating going Meatless on Mondays: have you joined in? If you’re intimidated by it, try starting out by going meatless every other Monday – you just might find that you like it! If you’re looking for more inspiration, try clicking on the “Meatless Monday” menu option under “What’s Cooking” – or, head over to the official Meatless Monday website! 

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Jenn vanOosten

I live in Hamilton, Ontario, and love my city. I'm a Netflixer, choral music geek, bookworm, inventor of recipes (I take Artistic Licence on EVERYTHING that I make), wife of one, mother of two, and owner of a neurotic Schnauzer. I respect people who respect others. I love good food that's well done, but my favourite lunch is KD & hotdogs. With ketchup. I'm addicted to Clearance Shopping. I will ALWAYS get the product that I want at the price that I want, eventually.

5 comments

  1. These look super tasty. Can’t wait to try them.

  2. Those look DELICIOUS.

    (Also, breakfast for dinner is one of my favourite things ever.)

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