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Asparagus Crepes Recipe #CansGetYouCooking

When I was growing up, one of my favorite recipes as a kid was Asparagus crepes. It was always a special treat when she made the crepes because it was not very often. The reason is the crepes take a lot of time and patience to make which is something a lot single moms don’t have. (The time, not the patience…I think they all learn to have that sooner or later). I asked my mom where she got the recipe and all she could remember was that it was from some magazine over 35 years ago.

If any one knows which one, I would love to know! We always used canned asparagus of the longer variety. She used just the tips, not tips and stalks. I am sure you can use them as well, but the recipe will not come out as “pretty”.

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Asparagus Crepes Recipe #CansGetYouCooking
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ c milk
  • ½ c water
  • 2 T butter, melted
  • 1 c unsifted flour
  • ½ t salt
  • 2 cans of asparagus, long-stemmed with tips, drained (but any kind will do)
  • Double Hollandaise Sauce recipe
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender container
  2. Cover and blend until smooth
  3. Let batter rest at room temp for one hour
  4. Wipe a non-stick skillet with butter on a paper towel
  5. Heat pan to med-high heat
  6. Pour 2 T of batter in the pan, tilting until the bottom is covered
  7. Cook until golden brown and dry in the middle
  8. Turn and cook briefly on the other side
  9. Cool on cake rack before stacking
  10. Preheat oven to 350
  11. Place 2-3 whole asparagus lengthwise in the crepes
  12. Add 1 T Hollandaise Sauce
  13. Roll up and place in a greased 13 x 9 baking dish
  14. Cover with foil and bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes or until warmed
  15. Top with remaining warm sauce before serving

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  1. I have a meatless mexican lasagne using canned corn, canned beans, canned tomatoes and canned chilies. It’s pretty dang good!

  2. Awesome recipe! It combines two of my favorite things – crepes and asparagus! It’s a nice way to change up my typical dinner meal plans too.

  3. My husband loves asparagus, I’ll have to make this one for him. I love the convenience of canned foods, I just wish they weren’t always putting salt and sugar in everything.

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