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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

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

% 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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