Fresh spinach with cream


Fresh spinach with cream
Fresh spinach, simply wilted, reheated in a sauce of thickened cream with shallot, and served with quarters of hard-boiled egg.
263,2804.4/5 for 65 ratings
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Last modified on: September 29th 2012

For 8 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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1 hour 31 min.12 min.1 hour 43 min.
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Stage 1 - 1 hour 9 min.
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Prepare 1 kg fresh spinach, and set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Heat 4 tablespoons olive oil in a pan on medium heat, and when hot add the chopped shallot, season and cook 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Pour 400 ml liquid cream into the pan, season again.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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As soon as the cream boils, add the spinach.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
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Turn down the heat and leave the cream to thicken slowly, stirring gently from time to time to separate the spinach leaves.

This gentle cooking takes about 10 minutes. Then check seasoning.

Heat plates.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Cut 8 hard-boiled eggs into quarters lengthways.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Divide the spinach between the plates, arrange the eggs on top, and pour over the cream from the pan.

Remarks

The spinach and hard-boiled eggs can be prepared several hours beforehand, or the previous day. In this case leave the spinach in a dish on absorbant paper, covered with plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,289 Kcal or 9,584 Kj61 gr55 gr204 gr
114 %23 %5 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
120 Kcal or 502 Kj3 gr3 gr11 gr
6 %1 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
286 Kcal or 1,197 Kj8 gr7 gr26 gr
14 %3 %1 %4 %
% 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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This recipe uses (among others)
Fresh spinachFresh spinach: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Baby spinach salad, Mixed vegetable curry, Koulibiak in pie dish, How to prepare spinach, Rice and fresh spinach salad, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Pan-fried scallops and chanterelles with Noilly Prat sauce, Chocolate mousse with hazelnuts, Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée, Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrines, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mimosa eggs, Gratin slices with spinach, Leeks in vinaigrette , Spinach on toast with bechamel, Piedmont salad, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Bolognaise lasagne, Paella, Pork Chops with Rosemary, Rice and peas, Risotto-style celeriac, ... All

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