Tarte Herbes aux Epinards
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: French
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Serves: 4-6 slices
 
This recipe is from the kitchen of Marc Heracle in Provence. It is a more traditional dish as it uses typical local products (olives, spinach, olive oil). This is a simple dish to make. You can serve as a starter or as a main with a big salad. You may never make pizza again!

Ingredients
  • 1½ lbs of Spinach about 6 cups, or mix of leafy greens
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • A Pinch of Oregano
  • 7-8 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 2 1⁄2 Cups of Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • 1 Clove of Garlic
  • 20 Black Olives pitted
  • 5 Tablespoons of Water
  • 3 Cups of Grated Cheese to you preference we used Emmental
Instructions
  1. Sauté in a pan spinach or mixed greens in 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  2. Add salt and oregano
  3. Stir until the spinach is wilted, remove from heat
  4. In a food processor, mix flour, with a pinch of baking powder, garlic clove, olives, water and add 4 tablespoons of olive oil, pulse until well mixed
  5. Spread this dough on a pizza dish
  6. Cover with the wilted spinach
  7. Cover with grated cheese
  8. Bake for 15 minutes at 400° F
Recipe by Ginger and Nutmeg at http://www.gingerandnutmeg.com/2011/05/master-of-the-kitchenlp