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.
82,7575/5 for 7 ratings
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Last modified on: March 18th 2013

For 8 rolls, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 4 rolls 8 rolls 16 rolls 24 rolls

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 2 min.38 min.1 hour 40 min.
Keeping: Can be frozen uncooked, but once cooked they do not keep.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #1
Prepare 250 g cooked spinach, then chop coarsly with a knife.

Stage 2 - 7 min.
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #2
Lightly 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.

Stage 3 - 8 min.
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #3
Prepare 1 onion, and chop finely.

Tip into the pan and cook in the bacon fat until lightly browned, then salt and pepper.

Stage 4 - 8 min.
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Pour 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.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #5
Chop 2 hard-boiled eggs, then tip into the bowl with the bacon.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #6
Add the chopped spinach and 50 ml cream to the bowl, salt, pepper and mix well.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #7
Place a little of the mixture in a long sausage shape near one side of a sheet of brik.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #8
Roll up the sheet of pastry to form a long roll.

Stage 9 - 25 min.
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #9
Use up the rest of the filling like this.

Stage 10 - 15 min.
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #10
Pour 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.

Stage 11 - 25 min.
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #11
Prepare 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.

Stage 12
Crispy spinach rolls : Photo of step #12
Serve 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
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,919 Kcal or 12,221 Kj52 gr131 gr244 gr
146 %20 %12 %37 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
247 Kcal or 1,034 Kj4 gr11 gr21 gr
12 %2 %1 %3 %
Per rolls
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
365 Kcal or 1,528 Kj6 gr16 gr31 gr
18 %2 %2 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Parcels of fish fillet in spinach, Feta and spinach brik pie, Creamy spinach and potato gratin, Scrambled eggs with butter-fried bread and fresh spinach, Spinach on toast with bechamel, ... All
RiceRice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pea risotto "mantecare", Koulibiak in pie dish, Paella, Mussels with arroz negro, Pilau rice, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Beef braised in reduced red wine, Oven omelette, Quiche Lorraine, Baby spinach salad, Fougasse with bacon and Comté, ... All
OilOil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pancake batter, Warm scallop and cabbage salad, Comtoise tart for Seàn, Lemon Mayonnaise, Fish in a seed crust, ... All

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