Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie


Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
Here's a new French twist on the famous American grilled cheese. This version plays on the great combination of spinach and eggs.
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Last modified on: August 15th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:SandwichCroque-monsieurBreadToastieFriedCheeseEggSpinach
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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
19 min.17 min.36 min.
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Stage 1 - 7 min.
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie : Photo of step #1
Beat 2 eggs rapidly in a bowl, then salt and pepper. Cook with 1 tablespoon olive oil in a small frying pan on medium heat, rather like an omelette or scrambled egg.

Don't overcook; the eggs should not dry out.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie : Photo of step #2
Butter 8 slices bread.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Put a large frying pan on medium heat and add the bread slices, butter side down.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Fry all the slices until browned.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
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Top half the fried bread on the un-fried side with egg.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Add the spinach.

Stage 7 - 4 min.
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Top with slices of cheese (Brie here).

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie : Photo of step #8
Finish the sandwich with a second slice of bread and press down gently.

Stage 9
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Put back in the pan on low heat...

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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...and cover.

This is just to reheat the centre and melt the cheese.

Stage 11
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You may need to do this in batches, depending on the size of your pan.

Stage 12
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie : Photo of step #12
Serve piping hot, whole or cut in two.
Remarks
You can use a different cheese instead of Brie, such as Camembert.
Keeping
Should be eaten immediately.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,233 Kcal or 5,162 Kj84 gr280 gr115 gr
62 %32 %26 %17 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
121 Kcal or 507 Kj8 gr28 gr11 gr
6 %3 %3 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
308 Kcal or 1,290 Kj21 gr70 gr29 gr
15 %8 %7 %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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.19 €
  • Per person : 0.80 €

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Source
Home made.
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