Spinach à la Lorraine

Spinach à la Lorraine
Smoked bacon, shallots and cream to accompany spinach cooked separately, to form a very gourmet dish.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2024

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5 min.26 min.31 min.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Spinach à la Lorraine

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Spinach à la Lorraine
In a large saucepan over medium heat, pour in 2 tablespoons oil and when hot, add 150 g small pieces of smoked bacon.

Toast, stirring occasionally.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Spinach à la Lorraine
Add the shallots and cook for 1 minute with the bacon, stirring constantly.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Spinach à la Lorraine
Add 250 g cream, salt and mix well.

Bring to the boil, and check seasoning.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Spinach à la Lorraine
Add 400 g cooked spinach, stir well and turn down the heat.

Let the cream reduce gently to your liking, then check the seasoning again.

Stage 6
Spinach à la Lorraine
Your spinach à la Lorraine is ready.
Smoked bacon isn't absolutely essential, but it's much better.

You can add a few toasted croutons just before serving.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, protected by cling film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,928 Kcal or 8,072 Kj30 gr31 gr203 gr
96 %11 %3 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
219 Kcal or 917 Kj3 gr3 gr23 gr
11 %1 %<1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
482 Kcal or 2,018 Kj7 gr8 gr51 gr
24 %3 %1 %8 %
% 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: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.57 €
  • Per person : 0.89 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Creamy spinach and potato gratin, Salmon and Spinach Gratin, Spinach on toast with bechamel, Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , Spinach Omelette, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines, Spaghetti Carbonara, Tarte à l'coloche, Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse, Potatoes with prawns, ... All
Small pieces of smoked baconSmall pieces of smoked bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs meurette, Comtois surprise bread, Rabbit civet "à la normande", Veal Marengo, Stuffed baguette , ... All
OilOil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rémoulette dressing, Tartiflette, Granola, Chocolate orangettes for Erika, Tournedos Rossini, ... All
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