- 2 1/2 lbs fresh spinach
- 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 6 eggs
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- salt and pepper, to taste.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Bring 1/4 cup of water to a rapid boil in a large skillet.
Wash spinach well in cold running water. Remove any heavy stalks.
When water is boiling, add spinach and cook for 7 minutes.
Drain well. Wring dry in paper towels or squeeze dry with cheesecloth. Set aside.
Dry the skillet which was used to cook spinach. In the same skillet, melt 4 tablespoons of butter. Sauté spinach in butter for several minutes over medium high heat (do not let butter begin to brown!).
Grease an ovenproof casserole or baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter. Transfer spinach to baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with Parmesan cheese. Melt remaining butter and pour over spinach. Bake in oven at 375F. When cheese has thoroughly melted, remove from oven.
Meanwhile, sauté the eggs. Serve with the spinach on a heated serving dish. The eggs recipe Serves 3, 2 eggs for each serving.