Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

If you don't particularly like spinach, give this recipe a try. I can guarantee that it will turn those dull spinach into a tasty dish!

Directions

  1. First prepare a b├ęchamel: Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  2. Add the flour and mix well.
  3. Pour some milk little by little, stirring continually with a wooden spatula to incorporate the milk into the mixture.
  4. Continue pouring the milk until obtaining a thick white sauce (a little less than a pint of milk should do).
  5. Season with salt and pepper. You can add ground nutmeg to the white sauce to improve the flavours.
  6. Next, prepare some boiled eggs.
  7. Then, put the spinach with a tablespoon of water in a saucepan and cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes (a bit longer if using frozen spinach).
  8. When cooked, salt the spinach and move it into the sauce.
  9. Mix well.
  10. To make the croutons, break the bread slices into bite size pieces.
  11. Melt a knob of butter in a frying pan and brown the bread each side for a few minutes Remove the bread from the pan.
  12. Pour the spinach mixture into the frying pan and maintain on a low heat to keep the spinach hot until serving.
  13. Sprinkle with the croutons on top.
  14. Cut the boiled eggs in half and serve in plates with the spinach and croutons.
Most Helpful

I wasn't crazy about the boiled eggs in this. I think that next time I will also add some garlic to give it just a bit more flavor. That said it was a nice side dish.

Mysterygirl November 29, 2004