Lentil Sweet-Potato Pancakes with Wild Blueberry Cream

Recipe courtesy of the Wild Blueberry Association of Canada


Lentil Sweet-Potato Pancakes


  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) red lentils
  • 1 sweet potato
  • a few sprigs of parsley
  • 2 organic eggs
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) whole-grain spelt flour
  • 3 Tbsp (45 ml) bread crumbs
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp (5 ml) dried thyme
  • 4 Tbsp (60 ml) canola oil


  1. Cook lentils in 1 cup water for about 15 minutes until soft and let cool.
  2. Peel, wash and grate sweet potato.
  3. Rinse, dry and chop parsley.
  4. Mix lentils with sweet potato, eggs, flour, bread crumbs and parsley. Season with salt, pepper and thyme.
  5. Heat the oil in a large pan.
  6. Using a tablespoon, put small scoops of the mixture in the pan and gently press them flat. Make 12 pancakes, frying until golden brown and flipping as needed.
  7. Remove from pan and set on paper towels.

Wild Blueberry Cream


  • 1 cup (250 ml) frozen wild blueberries
  • 8 oz (225 g) full-fat cream cheese
  • Juice and zest of 1/2 organic lime


  1. Defrost wild blueberries.
  2. Stir 4 Tbsp water, lime juice and zest into the cream cheese until smooth; if needed, add more water tablespoon by tablespoon.
  3. Fold the wild blueberries into the cream cheese.
  4. Serve with the pancakes.

Serves 4

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