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Oven-Fried Breaded Crepes with Ground Turkey [Recipe]

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Today I’m excited to share a delightful twist on a classic dish: Breaded Crepes with Ground Turkey. This recipe is perfect for anyone looking to spice up their meal routine with something a bit different yet incredibly tasty. These crepes are filled with a savory ground turkey mixture, rolled up, breaded, and baked to crispy perfection. Whether you’re planning a cozy family dinner or need something special for a gathering, these breaded crepes are sure to impress!

Why Will You Love this Recipe?

  • Innovative and Flavorful: This unique take on traditional crepes combines the tender texture of pancakes with a hearty, savory filling that’s both satisfying and delicious.
    The combination of ground turkey and spices creates a filling that’s rich in flavor and perfectly complements the soft crepes.
  • Versatile Meal Option: Serve these breaded crepes as a main dish with a side salad for a complete meal, or cut them into smaller sections for a crowd-pleasing appetizer. They’re fantastic for any occasion, from casual lunches to more formal dinners.
  • Comforting Yet Impressive: While these crepes are comforting and reminiscent of home-cooked meals, their elegant presentation will wow your guests. The crispy outer layer adds a delightful texture that makes every bite more enjoyable.
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Recipe Variations

  • Different Fillings: Feel free to experiment with other fillings such as chicken, beef, or even vegetarian options like spinach and ricotta. Adjusting the filling allows you to cater to different tastes and dietary preferences.
  • Cheese Varieties: Swap out the regular cheese in the filling for something more adventurous like mozzarella for stretchiness or a smoked gouda for depth of flavor.
    Each type of cheese can bring a new dimension to the dish.
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Breaded Crepes with Ground Turkey

Author: Laura Bais
Enjoy crafting these delicious Breaded Crepes with Ground Turkey for a meal that’s as enjoyable to make as it is to eat!
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Balkan, European
Servings 9 crepes
Calories 354.3 kcal


For the Crepes:

  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup carbonated water
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 2/3 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons oil

For the Filling:

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 14 ounces canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 1/10 pounds ground turkey
  • Salt pepper, oregano, sugar, garlic powder to taste

For Breading:

  • 4 ounces cheese sliced or grated
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • Flour and breadcrumbs for coating
  • A little oil for spraying


Make the Crepes:

  • Combine eggs, milk, carbonated water, salt, sugar, flour, and oil in a bowl. Whisk until smooth and cook thin crepes in a non-stick skillet.

Prepare the Filling:

  • Heat oil in a pan, sauté onion until translucent, add bell pepper, then tomatoes and spices. Let it simmer until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  • Add the ground turkey and cook for another 5-8 minutes on medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked.

Assemble and Bake:

  • Fill each crepe with the turkey mixture and cheese, roll up tightly.
  • Dip each rolled crepe in flour, then beaten eggs, and coat with breadcrumbs.
  • Arrange on a greased baking sheet, lightly spray with oil, and bake at 400°F for 15-20 minutes until crispy and golden.


Serving: 1crepeCalories: 354.3kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 23.6gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 4.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 6.2gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 118.3mgSodium: 444.6mgPotassium: 386.2mgFiber: 1.9gSugar: 3.7gVitamin A: 351.9IUVitamin C: 6.9mgCalcium: 171.3mgIron: 2.9mg
Keyword Balkan food, breaded crepes, oven fried crepes, savory crepes
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