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Spinach Roulade

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Ingredients
  Cooked spinach 7 Ounce, chopped (200 Gram)
  Butter 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Flour 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Onion 4 Ounce, finely chopped (100 Gram)
  Cottage cheese 6 Ounce, drained (175 Gram)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Grated nutmeg 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Cheese 1 Tablespoon (Leveled), grated (Gruyere Or Cheddar)
  Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon (Leveled), grated
Directions

MAKING
1 For the filling: In a heavy pan, melt the butter and add in flour and milk to prepare a thick sauce.
2 Remove 1 tablespoon sauce and set aside.
3 To the pan, add finely chopped onions and cook for about 3 minutes.
4 Add in cottage cheese and cook for another 3 minutes.
5 Add salt, pepper and nutmeg for seasoning.Set aside.
6 For the roulade: Blend together the spinach along with reserved sauce and egg yolks.
7 In a bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff and fold into the spinach mixture.
8 Line a swiss roll tin 33 x 23 cm / 13 x 19 in. with foil and spread the mixture in it.
9 Bake at 375 degrees farenheit (190° C/Gas Mark 5) for 15 minutes and remove from the oven.
10 Put a sheet of greaseproof paper over the roulade while its still warm and invert it on to the table.
11 Let cool for 5 minutes and remove the tin and foil.
12 Reheat the filling and evenly spread over the roulade, leaving the edges free.
13 Gently roll it up using a paper.

SERVING
14 Holding a hot serving plate close to the roll, give the roulade a flip so that it lands on the dish with its join face-downwards.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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