Spinach cheese puffs

    Spinach cheese puffs


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    About this recipe: You can adjust the amounts of various cheese to taste. This is one of the only ways my kids will touch spinach! I love this because it is easy enough to make every day, but posh enough for a nice dinner party nibble.

    Cheshire, England, UK

    Serves: 7 

    • 250ml milk
    • 125g butter
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 125g plain flour
    • 4 eggs
    • 275g frozen spinach, thawed and well drained
    • 125g grated Gruyere or mild Cheddar cheese
    • 50g grated Parmesan cheese

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. In a saucepan, bring the milk, butter and salt to the boil over medium heat. Add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes.
    2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until the mixture is smooth and shiny. Stir in spinach and cheese.
    3. Line baking trays with aluminium foil and grease the foil. Drop mixture by tablespoonfuls 3cm apart onto prepared baking trays. Bake at 190 C / gas 5 for 23-28 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Serve warm. Refrigerate any leftovers.

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