Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Prawn And Spinach Stew

Prawn And Spinach Stew
serves 4

175g/6oz mushrooms, sliced
1 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
25g/1oz butter
25g/1oz plain flour
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 bay leaf
400ml/14fl oz vegetable stock
225ml/8fl oz milk
225g/8oz peeled and deveined cooked prawns
200g/7oz fresh spinach, torn
75g/3oz Gruy?re cheese, Grated

• In a medium saucepan, cook the mushrooms, onion and garlic in the butter until soft. Stir in the flour, nutmeg and pepper, and add the bay leaf.
• Add the stock and milk, and cook, stirring, until the mixture has thickened. Add the prawns and cook for a further 2 minutes. Add the spinach and cheese.
• Cook and stir until the spinach wilts and the cheese melts. Remove and discard the bay lea. Serve hot.

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