Spinach and Bacon Pie

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Spinach and Bacon Pie


2 leeks
50 grams olive oil
2 bunches spinach
250 grams whole wheat flour
110 grams butter
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 tablespoons water
150 grams bacon
4 eggs
1 package light cream
200 milliliters milk (or soy cream)
ground black pepper
ground nutmeg


1Preheat oven to 200°C (approximately 400°F).
2Chop leeks.
3Heat olive oil in a pan and sauté leek.
4Blanch spinach leaves in boiling, salted water for about 5 minutes.
5Press leaves down with a skimmer, so that spinach cooks evenly.
6Drain and immediately plunge spinach into cold water.
7Drain spinach well and press out excess water.
8Add finely diced bacon to pan with leeks.
9Sauté for 3 minutes.
10Add spinach and cook briefly.
11Stir well and place filling in pie dish.
12Whisk eggs with the cream and milk.
13Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg and pour over the filling.
14Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes.
15Let cool slightly before removing from pan.
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