High protein ricotta pikelets
Posted 05/12/2017

Recipe by Emily Pereira @melbourne.nutrition / Dietitian & Sports Dietitian, Makes: 15 pikelets

 

www.melbournenutrition.com.au/recipes/#/high-protein-ricotta-pikelets/

“Each one of these tasty pikelets provides a whopping 8.5g of protein!!
2-3 little pikelets makes the perfect post-workout breakfast. In addition to providing protein to repair the muscles, they also provide carbohydrate to replace all that energy you just burnt up and a great boost of fibre to keep you full.

Alternatively, they make a satisfying snack to help you get through the afternoon without raiding the cookie jar.”

Ingredients

1 cup Lupin Flakes

1 cup self-raising flour

200g low fat ricotta

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

½ cup honey

30g butter

Zest of 1 lemon

Method
  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the ricotta, eggs, milk, vanilla, lemon zest and honey
  2. In a separate mixing bowl, add the Lupin Flakes and flour. Make a well in the centre and pour in the wet mixture. Mix together gradually with a wooden spoon
  3. Heat a fry pan over medium heat and melt a little butter. Dollop small amounts of mixture in the pan and cook pikelets for a couple of minutes each side or until golden brown
  4. Serve topped with extra ricotta or Greek yoghurt and fruit
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