Spinach a la Creme
|Spinach||2 1⁄2 Pound|
|Milk||6 Fluid Ounce (1 1/2 Gills)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||To Taste|
|Fried croutons||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Cook the spinach and drain well.
Put into a pan over gentle heat to dry off, add half the butter and stir in the flour.
Cook for a few minutes then add the milk, salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar.
Bring to boiling point, cover and simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes.
Add a pinch of nutmeg and adjust the seasoning.
Just before serving add the remaining butter in small pieces, a squeeze of lemon juice and a dash of pepper.