Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach


Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach
A buttered ramekin, a layer of mushrooms, a layer of spinach, a little cream and an egg added on top in two stages.
93,4025/5 for 16 ratings
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Last modified on: March 20th 2018

For 6 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
1 hour 1 min.3 min.26 min.1 hour 30 min.
Keeping: A few minutes once cooked.
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Stage 1
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #1
Clean 250 g mushrooms and cut into small pieces.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #2
Prepare and chop the shallot.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #3
Melt 30 g butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the shallot, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 minute.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #4
Add the mushrooms and cook for around 5 minutes without salt and pepper.

Stage 5
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #5
Add the juice of a ½ lemon, salt and pepper at the end.

Set aside.

Stage 6 - 35 min.
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #6
Chop 200 g cooked spinach.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #7
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Butter the ramekins and put a layer of mushrooms in the bottom and add a layer of spinach.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #8
Pour over a generous spoonful of cream, then salt and pepper lightly.

Stage 9 - 8 min.
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #9
Break an egg and add the white to the ramekin...

Stage 10 - 20 min.
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #10
...keeping the yolk to one side.

Fill all the ramekins like this, salting and peppering each lightly a second time.

Stage 11
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #11
Bake in the oven for around 20 minutes until the egg white is set.

Stage 12 - 3 min.
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #12
Turn the oven off and tip an egg yolk into each ramekin. Return the ramekins to the oven for 3 minutes so that the yolks can heat through in the residual heat.

Serve immediately.

Stage 13
Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach : Photo of step #13
Note: This is not absolutely needed, but for a better taste => increase the amount of cream about the half and make it reduce in a small pan on small fire, with salt and pepper.

Use this reduced cream instead of usual cream in step 8.

Remarks

The method above adds the egg in two stages to ensure that the white is cooked (set) and the yolk stays soft. This is the most difficult aspect of eggs en cocotte.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,528 Kcal or 6,397 Kj55 gr34 gr131 gr
76 %21 %3 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
145 Kcal or 607 Kj5 gr3 gr12 gr
7 %2 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
255 Kcal or 1,068 Kj9 gr6 gr22 gr
13 %4 %1 %3 %
% 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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MushroomsMushrooms: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sautéd mushrooms with spring onions and cured ham, Mushroom and artichoke omelette, Chicken and mushroom brik rolls, Sliced chicken with mushrooms and broccoli, Melt-in-the mouth meat and vegetables in a sealed casserole, ... All
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spinach on toast with bechamel, Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , Gratin slices with spinach, Feta and spinach brik pie, Spinach Croque-monsieur , ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauce, Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrines, Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, Pork medallions with "full" turnips, Raw beetroot mousse with walnuts, ... All
ShallotShallot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mixed tomato salad, French bean salad with vinaigrette , Maroilles cheese quiche, Chinese style chicken, The total turnip, ... All

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