8. Recipe of the Month

Creamy Spinach Toast

Ingredients

  • 8 toasted whole wheat bread slices
  • For The Spinach Topping
  • 3 cups shredded spinach (palak)
  • 1 tbsp low-fat butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • a pinch of soda bi-carb
  • 1 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 3/4 cup low-fat milk, 99.7 % fat-free
  • salt to taste
  • 8 tsp grated mozzarella cheese

Method

For the spinach topping:

    1.Heat the butter in a non-stick pan, add the onions and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the spinach and soda bi-carb and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
    2.Add the cornflour-milk mixture and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till it is thick in consistency, while stirring continuously.
    3.Allow it to cool and divide the mixture into 8 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed:

Spread one portion of the prepared topping on each toasted bread, sprinkle 1 tsp of cheese on the top and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°C (400°F) for 8 to 10 minutes or till crisp.

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