Gluten-Free Socca Pancakes

These authentic Socca pancakes are made with chickpeas and are gluten-free
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Gluten-Free Socca Pancakes

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Here's a recipe for making authentic Socca pancakes just like the ones found in the South of France, using the broiler in your own home. Since the pancakes are made with chickpeas, they are naturally gluten-free!

2
Servings
550
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Cup  chickpea flour
  • 1  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1  Teaspoon  ground black pepper
  • 4  Teaspoons  olive oil
  • 1/2  Large onion, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1  Tablespoon  fresh rosemary leaves (optional)

Directions

Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Put a well-seasoned or nonstick 12-inch pizza pan or cast-iron skillet in oven.

Sift chickpea flour into a bowl; add salt and pepper (more than 1 teaspoon can be used, if desired); then slowly add 1 cup lukewarm water, whisking to eliminate lumps.

Stir in 2 tablespoons olive oil. Cover, and let sit while oven heats, or as long as 12 hours. Batter should be about the consistency of heavy cream. If using onion and rosemary, stir them into batter.

Pour 2 tablespoons of oil into heated pan, and swirl to cover pan evenly. Pour in batter, and bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until pancake is firm and edges set. Heat broiler, and brush top of socca with 1 or 2 tablespoons of oil if it looks dry.

Set Socca a few inches away from broiler for a few minutes, just long enough to brown it spottily.

Cut it into wedges, and serve hot or warm.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
27g
39%
Sugar
22g
24%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
68g
52%
Protein
10g
22%
Vitamin A, RAE
12µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
7µg
8%
Calcium, Ca
76mg
8%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
9µg
2%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
30mg
9%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Phosphorus, P
308mg
44%
Selenium, Se
22µg
40%
Sodium, Na
449mg
30%
Water
16g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

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