“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.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
4-6
YIELD:
1 pie
UNITS:
US

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.

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