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Creamy Spinach with Pine Nuts     Veg  HT  ACC  30mins



Serves 4     Hot  Vegetarian  Vegetables  Nuts  Accompaniment  Gluten Wheat free  Eggless



2 tbsp Olive Oil
4 teasp Pine Nuts
1 Onion, finely chopped
900g/2lb Fresh Spinach, coarsely chopped
2 tbsp Crème Fraîche
Freshly Squeezed Lemon juice


1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the pine nuts and cook over a medium heat, stirring, until they are golden. Remove them with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper. Set aside.


2.  Add the onion to the pan and sauté for a few minutes until golden.


3. Add the spinach, cover and cook for about 3 minutes, stirring from time to time, until the spinach is wilted and tender. 


4. Add the crème fraîche, lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes until heated through.


5.  To serve - transfer to a heated serving dish and sprinkle the pine nuts over the top. Serve immediately.



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