Savory Spinach-Gorgonzola Custards

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This was a Grand Prize Winner from Southern Living, December 1999.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Drain spinach well, pressing between paper towels to remove excess moisture; set aside.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over med heat; add oil and onion, and sauté 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in sugar or sugar substitute, and cook, stirring occasionally, 20 more minutes or until onion is caramel colored.
  5. Reserve 1/4 cup onion; spoon remaining onion mixture evenly into 6 lightly greased 6 oz custard cups; sprinkle with cheese.
  6. Whisk together eggs and next 5 ingredients until blended.
  7. Stir in spinach.
  8. Spoon evenly over cheese, and place custard cups in a 13x9" pan.
  9. Add hot water to pan to a depth of 1"(Do so once the pan is in the oven).
  10. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until almost set.
  11. Remove cups from pan.
  12. Let stand 10 minutes; unmold and top with reserved onion.
  13. Garnish, if desired.
  14. *Note: This can be baked in a lightly greased 9" square baking dish.


Most Helpful

Very Yummy! I would have liked a slightly stronger gorgonzola flavor so next time I will add more Gorgonzola. I cooked these ahead of time in the separate ramakins and reheated in a water bath in the microwave. Worked out great for the sedar meal, but I will make these throughout the year for guests. Very delicious and very elegant and the cook ahead is key!

mslonner April 13, 2006

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