Poached eggs with spinach and Comté milk


Poached eggs with spinach and Comté milk
The combination of eggs with spinach is always a winner, but this recipe elevates it to another level with the original and delicious flavour added by the Comté milk.
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Last modified on: January 19th 2022

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Stage 1 - 40 min.
Poached eggs with spinach and Comté milk : Photo of step #1
Prepare 400 g cooked spinach and 4 Poached eggs. Keep them hot and heat the plates (important).

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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The Comté milk

Grate 150 g Comté cheese, but not too finely.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Pour 250 ml whole milk into a small saucepan on medium heat. Pepper lightly and bring to a simmer.

Stage 4
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Add the grated Comté a little at a time, stirring constantly...

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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...until it is all gradually melted in.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Finish with a quick blast from a blender to emulsify.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Dressing the plates

On the hot plates, arrange a bed of cooked spinach.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Sit a hot poached egg (or 2 if you have a hearty appetite) on top.

Stage 9 - 4 min.
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Pour a generous amount of Comté milk over.

Stage 10
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Serve immediately, leaving your guests to split open the egg themselves, or do this just before serving.
Remarks
The spinach and poached eggs can be prepared in advance, just leaving the Comté milk to make at the last minute.
Keeping
Should be eaten right away.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
899 Kcal or 3,764 Kj76 gr23 gr72 gr
45 %29 %2 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
90 Kcal or 377 Kj8 gr2 gr7 gr
4 %3 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
225 Kcal or 942 Kj19 gr6 gr18 gr
11 %7 %1 %3 %
% 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, Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.79 €
  • Per person : 1.20 €

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Source
Home made, based on a recipe by Romuald Fassenet (Meilleur Ouvrier de France)
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