Spinach on toast with bechamel


Spinach on toast with bechamel
A slice of buttered toast, layers of spinach and sliced hard-boiled egg, topped with bechamel sauce and grated cheese, then browned in the oven.
35,9194.3/5 for 16 ratings
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Last modified on: February 11th 2015

For 4 toasts, you will need:

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

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
14 min.19 min.33 min.
Keeping: Eat straight from the oven.
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Stage 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.

Stage 2 - 4 min.
Spinach on toast with bechamel : Photo of step #2
In a very hot frying pan, fry the bread on both sides...

Stage 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).

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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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.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Divide the spinach between the toast slices.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Cover with slices of hard-boiled egg...

Stage 7 - 4 min.
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...then top with bechamel sauce and, finally, the grated cheese.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
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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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,697 Kcal or 7,105 Kj45 gr163 gr97 gr
85 %17 %15 %15 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
192 Kcal or 804 Kj5 gr18 gr11 gr
10 %2 %2 %2 %
Per toasts
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
424 Kcal or 1,775 Kj11 gr41 gr24 gr
21 %4 %4 %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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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, Spinach and ricotta ravioli, Spinach Mornay, Spinach fritters, Spinach and Comté Loaf, ... All
Bechamel sauceBechamel sauce: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin slices with spinach, Montlebon toast, Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Scallops au gratin, Ham "friand" pie, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potato and two ham gratin, French onion soup, Cheese Soufflé, Breton galettes (pancakes), Spinach Mornay, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sauce Normande (for fish), Turban of sole with langoustines, Grilled fillet of salmon with corn salad cream, Pork Chops with Rosemary, Salmon rillettes, ... All

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