Spinach and Comté Loaf


Spinach and Comté Loaf
For this savoury cake-style loaf, we use a plain basic mixture and add wilted spinach wth shallots and diced Comté cheese.
38,7824.2/5 for 28 ratings
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Last modified on: April 17th 2016

For 1 loaf, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
23 min.50 min.1 hour 13 min.
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Keeping:

1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Step by step recipe


Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Spinach and Comté Loaf : Photo of step #3

Prepare the fillings


Peel and finely chop 2 shallots.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Spinach and Comté Loaf : Photo of step #4
Melt 30 g butter in a large frying pan, then add the shallots, salt and pepper.

Cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Spinach and Comté Loaf : Photo of step #5
Add 100 g cooked spinach and cook for a further 2 or 3 minutes to wilt and slightly "dry off" the spinach.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Spinach and Comté Loaf : Photo of step #6
Dice 100 g Comté cheese quite small.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Spinach and Comté Loaf : Photo of step #7

Make the loaf


Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Mix the spinach (when cold) and diced cheese into the batter.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Spinach and Comté Loaf : Photo of step #8
Pour into a loaf tin or mould...

Stage 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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,602 Kcal or 10,894 Kj72 gr127 gr205 gr
130 %28 %12 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
338 Kcal or 1,415 Kj9 gr16 gr27 gr
17 %4 %2 %4 %
Per loaf
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,602 Kcal or 10,894 Kj72 gr127 gr205 gr
130 %28 %12 %31 %
% 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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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Saucipain, Milk rolls, "BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits, Jam doughnuts, Gâteau Nantais, ... All
Comté cheeseComté cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mozzarella pasta bake, Jura bread, Turmeric risotto, Small cheese and bacon rolls , Two-cheese quiche, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Leek and fresh tuna tart, Aperitif rolls, Eggs with tomatoes and courgettes, Potato wallets, Fish fillet in express cooking envelope, ... All
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Scrambled eggs with butter-fried bread and fresh spinach, Crispy spinach rolls, Feta and spinach brik pie, Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, ... All

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