Grilled Spinach and Goat Cheese Croissant

Recipe by hellokitty
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    medium onion, finely chopped
  • 10
    ounces spinach
  • 2
    ounces prosciutto, chopped (optional)
  • 3
    ounces goat cheese
  • 1
    dash salt
  • 4
    plain croissants, cut in half
  • 6
    ounces aged goat cheese, coarsely grated (I use gruyere)

DIRECTIONS

  • Melt the butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the onions and cook for 7 minutes until they are limp but not brown.
  • Add the spinach, cover, and cook for 2-3 minutes or until wilted. If there is a lot of liquid increase the heat to high and boil it away.
  • Add the prosciutto if you are using it.
  • Add the goat cheese and stir until cheese is melted and the prosiutto is heated through, about one minute.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer the mixture to a dish and let it cool slightly.
  • Wipe the skillet with a paper towel but do not wash it.
  • To assemble:.
  • Distribute the spinach mixture evenly over the 4 croissant bottoms, followed by the grated cheese and pepper to taste. Cover with the 4 croissant tops.
  • Stovetop method:.
  • Heat the same skillet over medium heat for 2 minutes. Put the sandwiches in the skillet, flat side down and press lightly with a spatula to compress the filling.
  • Cover and cook for 3 minutes or until the undersides are golden brown.
  • Uncover and turn the sandwiches over, pressing them slightly with a spatula to flatten them.
  • Cover and cook for one minute more.
  • Serve.