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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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Langres-style spinach
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
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
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.
Langres-style spinach
Add 100 g liquid cream, then the pieces of cheese.

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

Check the seasoning.

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

Leave to thicken slightly if necessary.

Stage 7
Langres-style spinach
Serve " href="/lexique.php?id=61" target="_blank">plated up ("à l'assiette") with quartered hard-boiled eggs on the side, just reheated if necessary.
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.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.84 €
  • Per person : 1.21 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
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