Starter Recipes > Spinach Ramekins

How to make spinach ramekins:
These spinach ramekins are ideal as starters for a dinner party. They are tasty, nutritious and colorful.


2 tablespoons butter
1 onion, peeled and chopped very finely
5 fluid oz single cream
1lb fresh spinach, stems removed and very finely chopped
2 beaten eggs
2 heaped tablespoons mature cheddar cheese (or to taste)
black pepper
small pinch of garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon bouillon powder
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Put the butter into a saucepan and add the onion.
- Cook the onion until transparent.
- Do not allow to brown.
- Add the spinach to the onion in the saucepan and cook gently until soft.
- Remove from the heat, cool a little.
- Stir the cream into the mixture.
- Add the beaten eggs, mixing in thoroughly.
- Stir in the cheese and season with garlic salt, pepper and bouillon powder.
- Divide the mixture between several small, greased oven proof moulds, covering each one with a lid of foil.
- Put into a Bain Marie and bake at 180 degrees Centigrade (see temperature conversions) for about 1 hour or until firm to the touch.
- Turn out onto serving dishes.
- Garnish with slices of cherry tomato and parsley sprigs.