Lentil blinis with cheese
Ingredients (serves 2 / makes 10 blinis)
  • For batter:
  • • 150 g canned lentils
  • • 60 g flour
  • • 15 g water
  • • 9 g baking powder
  • • 3 egg whites
  • • Extra virgin olive oil
  • For topping:
  • • 40 g fresh cheese
  • • Oregano
  • 1. Wash and drain the lentils thoroughly.
  • 2. Place the lentils, egg whites, and water in a large bowl. Puree with an immersion blender to create a smooth, lump-free batter.
  • 3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour and baking powder. Add the flour mixture to the batter and mix with immersion blender.
  • 4. In a hot frying pan with a few drops of olive oil, pour small portions of batter to form discs of about 5 cm in diameter. Brown on both sides.
  • 5. Place the blinis on a plate lined with kitchen paper to remove excess oil.
  • 6. Serve with a piece of cheese on top and a pinch of oregano.


Different ingredients can be combined to create a variety of toppings and garnishes according to individual preferences. Other cooked vegetables can also be used in the batter, instead of lentils.