Layered pancakes with pesto and mozzarella

A mouthwatering supper dish from Tamasin Day-Lewis - baked pancakes layered with a creamy pesto sauce and melted mozzarella
By Tamasin Day-Lewis
Layered pancakes with pesto and mozzarella
  • Rating:
  • Serves: 2-4
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Effort: medium

Ingredients

main

  • oil, for greasing
  • 8 pancakes
  • 1 quantity pesto
  • 1/2 quantity béchamel sauce, with nutmeg
  • 200 g mozzarella, coarsely grated
  • black pepper

To serve:

  • rocket salad, dressed with balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas 4. Lightly grease an ovenproof dish.

2. Place a pancake in the base of the dish.

3. Mix the pesto and béchamel sauces together.

4. Smooth some of the pesto mixture over the pancake. Sprinkle with mozzarella and season lightly.

5. Place another pancake on top with another layer of sauce, cheese and seasoning. Continue layering until you have a stack of eight pancakes.

6. Cover with greaseproof paper and bake for 20 minutes until heated through.

7. Serve hot or warm, with the rocket salad.

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