Spinach Flan


Potato Pastry Case


  • 1lb Potatoes
  • 2oz. Self-raising flour
  • 2oz butter or sunflower margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of grated parmesan cheese. (the one in a packet will do just fine)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Cook the potatoes
  2. Mash and cream the potatoes with the butter, add egg, salt and freshly ground pepper. Cool.
  3. Sift  the self-raising flour into the potato mixture, stir in the parmesan cheese then mould the mixture into a flan dish as you would line a dish with pastry.

The Filling


  • 1½ lb of fresh spinach
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons of double cream
  • Freshly grated nutmeg to taste.


  1. Blanch chopped spinach in boiling water.
  2. Drain and add beaten eggs, cream and nutmeg.
  3. Pour mixture into potato pastry case.
  4. Cook @ Gas 5,  190C, or 170C fan oven for 30-35 minutes.

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