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

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

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Fresh spinach with cream

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Fresh spinach with cream
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.
Fresh spinach with cream
Pour 200 ml liquid cream into the pan, season again.

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

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Fresh spinach with cream
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.
Fresh spinach with cream
Cut 4 hard-boiled eggs into quarters lengthways.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Fresh spinach with cream
Divide the spinach between the plates, arrange the eggs on top, and pour over the cream from the pan.
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.
Home made.
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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.14 €
  • Per person : 0.79 €

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