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.
256,9014.4/5 for 63 ratings
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Last modified on: September 29th 2012

For 4 people, you will need:

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1 hour 31 min.12 min.1 hour 43 min.
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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).

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Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Fresh spinachFresh spinach: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Salmon and spinach quiche, Koulibiak in pie dish, Baby spinach salad, How to prepare spinach, Late Winter Soup with Fresh Spinach, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, Creamy risotto with diced vegetables and flax seeds, Alsatian apple tart, Lemon and lime cakes, Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin slices with spinach, Caesar salad, Eggs with mayonnaise, Green avocado salad, Piedmont salad, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Leek and Mimolette tart, Eggs Comtoise, Pan-fried scallops and chanterelles with Noilly Prat sauce, Stuffed baguette , Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables , ... All

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