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Spinach With Eggs And Cheese

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Ingredients
  Eggs 4
  Fresh spinach/Frozen spinach - 12 ounce, 350 grams packet 1 Pound (450 Grams)
For the cheese sauce
  Butter 1 Ounce (25 Grams)
  Flour 1 Ounce (25 Grams)
  Milk 1⁄2 Pint (3 Deciliter)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Cheddar cheese 4 Ounce, grated (100 Grams)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash fresh spinach with cold water and remove centre rib from the leaves.
2. Preheat the grill.

MAKING
3. In a saucepan, boil water and when the water starts to boil, place the eggs in it.
4. Boil for 2 minutes, then rotate and boil for another 3 minutes until soft boiled.
5. Spoon the egg and plunge them into cold water and remove the shells.
6. In a large saucepan, place the washed spinach and do not add any water, spinach will release water as it cooks.
7. Cover the pan with a lid and bring it to a boil and cook for 10-15 minutes.
8. Drain well and chop coarsely.
9. If frozen spinach is used, follow directions on the package and cook them.
10. In a saucepan, melt butter over low heat.
11. Stir in the flour and cook gently for 1 minute.
12. Slowly stir in milk and bring the mixture to a boil.
13. Stir and cook until the sauce is thick and smooth and then, simmer gently for 2-3 minutes.
14. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
15. Stir in half the grated cheese, and remove the pan from the heat.

FINALISING
16. In a heatproof serving dish, place the spinach.
17. Using a spoon, make four hollows in the spinach.
18. Fill each hole with a soft boiled egg.
19. Spoon all the cheese sauce over the top.
20. Garnish with remaining cheese
21. Grill for about 7-8 minutes until bubbling hot and brown.

SERVING
22. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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