Baked Spinach Puffs Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
CourseMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

For pastry
 Butter/Margarine2 Ounce (50 Gram)
 Water/Null1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
 Flour/Null2 1⁄2 Ounce, sifted (65 Gram)
 Salt/Null To Taste (Null)
 Pepper/Null To Taste (Null)
 Cayenne pepper/Null1 Pinch (Null)
 Eggs/Null2 , beaten (Null)
For filling
 Butter/Null1 Ounce (25 Gram)
 Oil/Null1 Tablespoon
 Onion/Null1 , thinly sliced
 Mushrooms/Null4 Ounce, chopped (100 Gram)
 Frozen spinach/Null8 Ounce, thawed and drained (225 Gram)
 Salt/Null To Taste
 Pepper/Null To Taste
 Ground nutmeg/Null1 Teaspoon
 Ground mace/Null1 Teaspoon
 Cottage cheese/Null8 Ounce (225 Gram)
 Single cream/Null4 Tablespoon
 Lancashire cheese/Gouda cheese2 Ounce, grated (50 Gram)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1872 Calories from Fat 1189

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 135 g207.3%

Saturated Fat 72 g360%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 668.1 mg

Sodium 2277.8 mg94.9%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.3%

Dietary Fiber 14.2 g57%

Sugars 20.1 g

Protein 76 g151.9%

Vitamin A 601.8% Vitamin C 45.3%

Calcium 69.9% Iron 64.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

For the pastry, melt the fat in the water, then bring to the boil.
Add the flour all at once and beat over a gentle heat until the mixture is smooth and forms a ball.
Cool a little, then beat in salt, pepper and the cayenne followed by the eggs, adding them a little at a time until the mixture is smooth and glossy.
Put 3 to 4 spoonsful of the pastry dough, well spaced apart, onto two greased baking sheets.
Cover the puffs with an inverted tin so that no steam can escape during baking.
Bake in a preheated moderately hot oven (200°C/400°F, Gas Mark 6) for about 50 minutes or until the puffs move when the baking sheet is lightly shaken.
The puffs will treble in size.
Keep warm while you make the filling.
Melt the butter with the oil in a saucepan and fry the onion until softened.
Add the mushrooms and cook for a further 3 minutes.
Stir in the spinach and heat through for 3 minutes.
Season well with salt, pepper and nutmeg or mace, then stir in the cottage cheese and cream.
Heat gently.
Arrange the puffs in a lightly greased baking dish and cut off the tops.
Fill with the spinach mixture and replace the tops.
Sprinkle with the grated cheese and return to the oven.
Bake for 5 minutes or until really hot and the cheese has melted.

Comments

Anonymous

Anonymous says :

um can i have aicture of it so i know if it turns out right (:P) if you cant it ok . just asking
Posted on: 2 April 2011 - 7:49pm
Anonymous

Anonymous says :

picture*
Posted on: 2 April 2011 - 7:50pm
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