Fresh spinach with cream


Fresh spinach with cream
Fresh spinach, simply wilted, reheated in a sauce of thickened cream with shallot, and served with quarters of hard-boiled egg.
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Last modified on: September 29th 2012

Keywords for this recipe:SpinachHard boiled eggCreamy sauceReduced
For 4 people, you will need:

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Stage 1 - 1 hour 9 min.
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Prepare 500 g fresh spinach, and set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a pan on medium heat, and when hot add the chopped shallot, season and cook 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Pour 200 ml liquid cream into the pan, season again.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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As soon as the cream boils, add the spinach.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
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Turn down the heat and leave the cream to thicken slowly, stirring gently from time to time to separate the spinach leaves.

This gentle cooking takes about 10 minutes. Then check seasoning.

Heat plates.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Cut 4 hard-boiled eggs into quarters lengthways.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Divide the spinach between the plates, arrange the eggs on top, and pour over the cream from the pan.
Remarks
The spinach and hard-boiled eggs can be prepared several hours beforehand, or the previous day. In this case leave the spinach in a dish on absorbant paper, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,144 Kcal or 4,790 Kj30 gr27 gr102 gr
57 %12 %3 %15 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
120 Kcal or 502 Kj3 gr3 gr11 gr
6 %1 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
286 Kcal or 1,197 Kj8 gr7 gr26 gr
14 %3 %1 %4 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.14 €
  • Per person : 0.79 €

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Source
Home made.
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