Spinach and Comté Loaf

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.Spinach and Comté Loaf : Photo of step #1

    Prepare the cake mixture


    Put into a food-processor bowl: 4 eggs, 150 g flour, 30 g butter, 10 g baking powder, 100 ml olive oil, salt and pepper.
  2. 4 min.Spinach and Comté Loaf : Photo of step #2
    Mix on slow speed until the batter is smooth.



    Set aside in the fridge.
  3. 5 min.Spinach and Comté Loaf : Photo of step #3

    Prepare the fillings


    Peel and finely chop 2 shallots.
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    Melt 30 g butter in a large frying pan, then add the shallots, salt and pepper.

    Cook for 1 minute without colouring.
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    Add 100 g cooked spinach and cook for a further 2 or 3 minutes to wilt and slightly "dry off" the spinach.
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    Dice 100 g Comté cheese quite small.
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    Make the loaf


    Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

    Mix the spinach (when cold) and diced cheese into the batter.
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    Pour into a loaf tin or mould...
  9. 45 min.Spinach and Comté Loaf : Photo of step #9
    ...and bake for about 45 minutes.

    Check if the loaf is cooked after 30-35 minutes.

Remarks:

If you do not have any Comté, you can use another kind of cheese (Gruyère, Beaufort, etc.), or even opt for a quite different character by using goat's cheese.

Source:

Home made.

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