1/2 lb (225g) Spinach (cooked, drained and finely chopped)
Shortcrust Pastry Base (Buy ready to roll pastry 6oz to 8oz)
2 Large Eggs
4 oz Grated Cheese (Mature Cheddar)
200ml Single Cream
Salt & Pepper
Line a 7" Flan Case or Tin with the pastry.
Beat together in a bowl the eggs & cream and add salt and pepper. Add 3oz of the grated cheese leaving 1oz for the topping. Mix well.
Spread the spinach over the uncooked pastry. Pour in the egg mixture. Sprinkle remainder of the cheese on top.
Bake in oven for 25 - 30 minutes until golden and firm to the touch.
180C/350F/Gas Mark 4.
Serve a Green Salad - Use a mixture of lettuce leaves, chicory, chopped chives, mint, watercress and even dandelion leaves if you have any. Dress with Vinaigrette (olive oil and lemon juice).
This dish is a lovely light lunch or supper.