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Crispy spinach rolls

Crispy spinach rolls

These are rolls of brik pastry (or filo), filled with a mixture of spinach, hard-boiled eggs, bacon and onions. They are served here accompanied by rice with cashew nuts.

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Last modified on: March 18th 2013

For 8 rolls, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
2 hours 26 min.38 min.3 hours 4 min.
Preservation: Can be frozen uncooked, but once cooked they do not keep.
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Step by step recipe

1 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #1Prepare 250 g cooked spinach, then chop coarsly with a knife. 1 hour 9 min.
2 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #2Lightly fry 125 g small pieces of bacon in a frying pan without adding any extra fat.

When cooked to your taste, tip the bacon into a bowl, leaving the cooking fat in the pan.
7 min.
3 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #3Prepare 1 onion, and chop finely.

Tip into the pan and cook in the bacon fat until lightly browned, then salt and pepper.
8 min.
4 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #4Pour 1 glass dry white wine into the pan and deglaze it, then leave to cook until the wine has completely evaporated.

Tip into the bowl with the bacon.
8 min.
5 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #5Chop 2 hard-boiled eggs, then tip into the bowl with the bacon. 20 min.
6 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #6Add the chopped spinach and 50 ml cream to the bowl, salt, pepper and mix well. 3 min.
7 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #7Place a little of the mixture in a long sausage shape near one side of a sheet of brik. 2 min.
8 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #8Roll up the sheet of pastry to form a long roll. 2 min.
9 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #9Use up the rest of the filling like this. 25 min.
10 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #10Pour 100 ml oil into a large frying pan on medium heat. There should be a shallow depth of oil all over the pan to cook the rolls properly.

When the oil is hot, cook the rolls evenly all over, turning them with tongs if possible (the easiest way).

Do be careful not to let them brown too much. This can happen quickly, so you must keep an eye on the rolls from the time they go into the pan.
15 min.
11 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #11Prepare the rice with cashew nuts: cook the rice, and then add 100 g cashew nuts, coarsly chopped and dry-roasted in a pan for 2 or 3 minutes. 25 min.
12 Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #12Serve 2 rolls per person.

Remarks

The proportions for the filling can be varied according to your taste, so don't hesitate to add a little more or a little less of something.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
307963 gr139 gr253 gr
154 %24 %13 %38 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2615 gr12 gr21 gr
13 %2 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 8 rolls : 5.23 €
Per rolls : 0.65 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made
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