Main Meal Recipes > Spinach Roulade

How to make spinach roulade:
Impress your friends and family by making this tasty and nutritious main meal.





Ingredients

1 large packet chopped frozen spinach
1/2oz butter
1 heaped tablespoon grated parmesan
4 eggs
salt and pepper

for filling:

3oz mushrooms, sliced
3oz ham, chopped
1oz butter
1/2oz flour
1/4 pint single cream
salt and pepper
(see measure conversions for more information)

Method

- Defrost the spinach and drain very well.
- Heat in a saucepan.
- Stir in butter, cheese and seasoning.
- Add the egg yolks one at a time.
- Fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites.
- Turn onto a Swiss roll tin lined with baking parchment.
- Smooth the surface.
- Bake at 400 degrees F., or until firm and springy to the touch.

To make filling:

- Fry the mushrooms in the 1oz butter.
- Add the flour, cream and ham.
- Cook stirring for a few minutes.
- Season.
- Remove from heat.

To finish the roulade:

- Turn the soufflé out onto a clean tea towel.
- Peel off the paper.
- Spread with the mushroom and ham filling.
- Roll up quickly using the tea towel to gently push the sponge "over".