Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

How to get people to eat spinach. This is a little sweet and not like normal vegetables. Can be eaten hot or cold. Very yummy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Wash and chop small the spinach.
  2. (Do not dry it).
  3. Cook it gently in a large pan using only the water that clung to the spinach leaves while washing.
  4. When cooked, drain it well by pressing and squeezing out the juice in a colander.
  5. Return the spinach to the pan and dry it out over a low heat.
  6. When most of the moisture is gone, add the butter and stir until it is all absorbed.
  7. Beat the eggs in a basin and add them to the spinach along with all other ingredients.
  8. Stir well.
  9. Taste and adjust all seasonings to your taste.
  10. Tip the mixture into a tart tin lined with either puff or shortcrust pastry.
  11. Bake for 10 minutes in a hot oven (Mark 6, 200C or 400F).
  12. Then turn the oven down (Mark 5, 190C or 375C).
  13. Cook for a further 20- 30 minutes until the middle is well risen and browned.
  14. Serve hot or cold.
  15. Note- Do not overcook the spinach in the pot.
  16. It needs only 30 minutes maximum in steps 1- 4.
  17. When filling the tart tin, fill to just below the top of the pastry sides.
  18. It will rise a little.