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

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19 min.17 min.36 min.
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Stage 1 - 7 min.
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
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
Butter 8 slices bread.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
Put a large frying pan on medium heat and add the bread slices, butter side down.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
Fry all the slices until browned.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
Top half the fried bread on the un-fried side with egg.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
Add the spinach.

Stage 7 - 4 min.
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
Top with slices of cheese (Brie here).

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

Stage 9
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
Put back in the pan on low heat...

Stage 10 - 5 min.
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
...and cover.

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

Stage 11
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
You may need to do this in batches, depending on the size of your pan.

Stage 12
Pan-fried cheese, egg and spinach toastie
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.
Source
Home made.
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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Gluten, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.19 €
  • Per person : 0.80 €

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