Spinach on toast with bechamel

Step by step recipe:

  1. 4 min.Spinach on toast with bechamel : Photo of step #1
    Start by preparing the bread: remove the crusts, if you prefer, from 4 slices bread, then butter lightly on both sides.
  2. 4 min.Spinach on toast with bechamel : Photo of step #2
    In a very hot frying pan, fry the bread on both sides...
  3. 1 min.Spinach on toast with bechamel : Photo of step #3
    ...then place on a baking sheet.

    Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).
  4. 5 min.Spinach on toast with bechamel : Photo of step #4
    Pour 30 g butter into a frying pan on medium heat. When hot, add 1 shallot, finely chopped.

    Salt and pepper, cook for one minute, then turn down the heat and add 350 g cooked spinach.

    Heat through while stirring.
  5. 2 min.Spinach on toast with bechamel : Photo of step #5
    Divide the spinach between the toast slices.
  6. 3 min.Spinach on toast with bechamel : Photo of step #6
    Cover with slices of hard-boiled egg...
  7. 4 min.Spinach on toast with bechamel : Photo of step #7
    ...then top with bechamel sauce and, finally, the grated cheese.
  8. 10 min.Spinach on toast with bechamel : Photo of step #8
    Cook in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes until the top begins to brown.

    Serve piping hot.

Remarks:

For a sharper flavour, trickle a few drops of vinaigrette over the top after cooking.

Source:

Home made.

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