Langres-style spinach


Langres-style spinach
Spinach in a creamy sauce with Langres cheese and lardons, served with hard-boiled eggs.
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Last modified on: April 24th 2022

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11 min.23 min.34 min.
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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Langres-style spinach : Photo of step #1
Cut 100 g cheese (Langres if possible) into small pieces.

Prepare 1 shallot and chop.

Prepare and slice 1 spring onion (scallion).

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 8 min.
Langres-style spinach : Photo of step #2
Fry 150 g small pieces of bacon in a large frying pan on high heat until done to your liking.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Langres-style spinach : Photo of step #3
Add the chopped shallot and cook for 1 or 2 minutes (add a knob of butter if the lardons are on the dry side).

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Add 100 g liquid cream, then the pieces of cheese.

Stage 5 - 8 min.
Langres-style spinach : Photo of step #5
Bring to the boil, stirring constantly until the cheese is melted.

Check the seasoning.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Langres-style spinach : Photo of step #6
Add 600 g cooked spinach, turn down the heat and mix well.

Leave to thicken slightly if necessary.

Stage 7
Langres-style spinach : Photo of step #7
Serve plated up ("à l'assiette") with quartered hard-boiled eggs on the side, just reheated if necessary.
Remarks
Of course, this recipe is intended to be made with Langres cheese. But if you don't have this, try to use another characterful, creamy cheese, such as Munster or Maroilles.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,741 Kcal or 7,289 Kj67 gr45 gr169 gr
87 %26 %4 %26 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
134 Kcal or 561 Kj5 gr3 gr13 gr
7 %2 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
435 Kcal or 1,821 Kj17 gr11 gr42 gr
22 %6 %1 %6 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.84 €
  • Per person : 1.21 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Salmon and spinach quiche, Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette , Parcels of fish fillet in spinach, Spinach on toast with bechamel, Asparagus and spinach gratin, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crispy spinach rolls, Bistro-style cabbage salad, Rabbit with mustard, Bourguignon potatoes , Artichoke hearts forestier , ... All
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Eggs in brioche nests, Hamburgers, Savoury mini-madeleines with 2 cheeses, Endive and cheese salad with croutons, Potato wallets, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Sorrel omelette, Vegetable clafoutis, Creamy artichokes, Chestnut cake, ... All
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