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Eggs and Spinach Nests   Veg   HT   British    30mins

Serves 4    Hot   Vegetarian  Vegetables    Hors d'oeuvre  Starter  Appetizer   Gluten Wheat Free   Britain  Europe

 

Ingredients:

4 Eggs

250g/9oz Fresh Young Spinach leaves

25g/1oz Butter

Salt and Pepper

4 tbsp Double Cream

Extra butter for greasing

Cayenne Pepper for garnishing

 

Instructions

 

1. Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F, Gas mark 5 and grease 4 individual ovenproof ramekins.

 

2. Melt the butter in a pan, add the spinach and cook gently for 5-8 minutes, or until tender. Season with salt and pepper.

 

3. Divide the spinach between the four ramekins then break 1 egg into each dish on top of the spinach.

 

4. Place the ramekins on a baking tray and bake in the oven for 10 minutes, until the egg whites start to set.

 

5. Remove from the oven and spoon 1 tablespoon of cream over each egg. Return to the oven and bake for a further 5 minutes.

 

6. To serve - remove from oven, sprinkle with a little cayenne and serve immediately.

 

 

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