Dairy Farmers of Canada

Nan's Spinach & Cheese Pancakes

Our dietitians' favourite

Quick and easy to make, these pancakes are scrumptious as a main course, side dish or brunch dish.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 20 min
Yields 8 - 10 pancakes
nan s spinach cheese pancakes


  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) cooked spinach drained, chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) green onions chopped
  • 8 oz (225 g) Canadian Swiss-style cheese shredded
  • Dab of butter
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Loosely beat eggs and milk. Add to flour. Mix lightly. Stir in spinach, onion, and season to taste.

Over medium heat, melt butter in large preheated, non-stick skillet pan.

Using 1/4 cup (60 mL) measuring cup, scoop mixture into pan. Cook over medium heat, pushing batter towards center if it spreads. Sprinkle 2 heaping tbsp (30 mL) of cheese over each pancake. When pancake's bottom is golden, turn and cook other side, about a minute.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 152 Calories
Protein: 10 g
Carbohydrate: 9 g
Fat: 9 g
Fibre: 0.6 g
Sodium: 83 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 21 % / 234 mg
Folate: 18 %
Phosphorus: 18 %
Vitamin B12: 53 %
Zinc: 16 %