Spinach and bacon gratin

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spinach and bacon gratin

Try this fresh delicious quick and easy spinach and bacon gratin by our Food Editor Ntwenhle Gcabashe. Pictures Dylan Swart

Spinach and bacon gratin

spinach and bacon gratin

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Serves: 2–3

  • 3 cups spinach, finely chopped
  • 2 cups bacon, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • Handful fresh thyme, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup (250ml) cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, grated
  • ½ cup Feta cheese, chopped
  • Basil leaves, for serving
  1. Preheat oven to 180˚C.
  2. Heat butter, bacon, onion and garlic until soft.
  3. Add spinach and thyme. Cook until the spinach is wilted. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer into oven dish.
  4. In a jug, mix cream and eggs. Pour over spinach mixture and sprinkle with cheeses.
  5. Bake for 25–30 minutes or until golden
  6. Serve with basil leaves