Pie with salted depinard shoots

Salty spinach pie is a classic for all lovers of the pastry, here is a wonderful recipe.

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 80 g of shoots’spinach or mesclun
  • 20g salted butter
  • 2 slices of raw ham
  • 1 tsp. tablespoon cornstarch
  • 10 cl milk
  • 25 cl cream 3 whole eggs
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

For the pastry:

  • 250 g flour
  • 125g salted butter
  • 1 yolk’egg
  • 5 cl’water at room temperature

Salty tart shoots’spinach

For the pastry:

  • In a bowl (or a work plan), sift the flour, dig a well and put the butter cut into pieces of yellow’egg, the’water and salt.
  • Mix fingertips.
  • Let the dough rest 1 hour charge.

Preheat oven to 180 ° C (th. 6).

  • Place the dough in a pan, prick the bottom with a fork.
  • Cook the sprouts in a pan with salted butter for 1 minute. Book.
  • Cut the ham into thin strips and set aside.
  • In a ramekin, mix cornstarch and milk.

In a bowl,

  • Pour milk mixture / cornstarch and stir in the cream. Add eggs one by one. Salt and pepper.

At the bottom of the pie,

  • Place the sliced ​​ham, shoots and pour the mixture.
  • Bake 45 minutes.

Complements of’information about the recipe


Egg :
100% natural, the’egg is a food rich in protein, substituting itself perfectly to the meat.
It has the ability to reduce hunger and thus helps to consume fewer calories throughout the day s’it is eaten for breakfast. The yolk’Eggs are rich in cholesterol and saturated fat.

Recipe: A. Beauvais Photo: A. Beauvais - F. Hamel