Best Spinach recipe

Recipe by Nono2
READY IN: 25mins




  • First prepare a béchamel: Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  • Add the flour and mix well.
  • Pour some milk little by little, stirring continually with a wooden spatula to incorporate the milk into the mixture.
  • Continue pouring the milk until obtaining a thick white sauce (a little less than a pint of milk should do).
  • Season with salt and pepper. You can add ground nutmeg to the white sauce to improve the flavours.
  • Next, prepare some boiled eggs.
  • 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).
  • When cooked, salt the spinach and move it into the sauce.
  • Mix well.
  • To make the croutons, break the bread slices into bite size pieces.
  • 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.
  • Pour the spinach mixture into the frying pan and maintain on a low heat to keep the spinach hot until serving.
  • Sprinkle with the croutons on top.
  • Cut the boiled eggs in half and serve in plates with the spinach and croutons.