A Summer Day with Potato and Spinach // Frøken Jensen

A Summer Day with Potato and Spinach // Frøken Jensen
  • SITA & NENA CHALLENGE! Three Course Meal with potato (kartoffler) and spinach (spinat). Vegetarian recipes💚 by Frøken Jensen.
    • 📖 Frk. Jensens Kogebog (Miss Jensen’s Cookbook), 1901 – 1st ed., Gyldendal – Denmark’s oldest publisher. 

POTATO SALAD (KARTOFFELSALAT)

Potato salad with light dressing is usually eaten during summer.

  • INGREDIENTS // 4 portions 

¾ kg small potatoes
3 tablespoon of vinegar
3 tablespoon of vegetable oil
SAUCE
1 cup broth or water
3 tablespoons vinegar
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
chopped onion – to taste
chopped parsley – to taste
salt – to taste
pepper – to taste
sugar – to taste

  • METHOD 

1. Wash and boil potatoes. Peel them and cut into slices.
2. Make marinating sauce.

3. Marinate the slices potatoes for about 1 hour.
4. Garnish with chopped parsley.


SPINACH PIE (SPINATRAND)

  • INGREDIENTS // 4 portions 

¾ kg fresh spinach 
40g butter 
2 tablespoon of heavy cream
3 or 4 eggs
salt – to taste
pepper – to taste
sugar – to taste

  • METHOD 

1. Clean spinach and steam until tender. Chop very finely.
2. In a pan, put chopped spinach together with butter and heavy cream. Season with salt, pepper and possibly a little sugar. If frozen spinach is used, thaw it in the butter and cream, then warm in a pot before adding spices and eggs.
3. Remove from the heat and add the whipped eggs.
4. Pour the spinach pulp into a well lubricated rim and cook it in a water bath at low heat 1/2 – 3/4 hour.


POTATO OMELET (KARTOFFELMELS-OMELET)

  • INGREDIENTS // 4 units 

5 eggs
1 tablespoon of potato flour
5 teaspoon milk
butter, to fry 
2-3 tablespoons berry jam, flavour to choice

  • METHOD 

1. Separate egg yolks from egg whites. Beat very well egg whites till fluffy texture and set aside. 
2. Beat yolks, 1 tablespoon of potato flour and 5 teaspoon of milk. Carefully add egg whites beated and mix all slowly till smooth batter.
3. Add a small cube of butter to a small nonstick pan over a medium heat. Add a ladleful of batter, tilting the pan to spread when the pan is hot. Cook for few minutes each side, until lightly golden. Set aside. Repeat until use all the batter (4 units aprox).
4. Add 2-3 tablespoons of berry jam on top of the open omelet and fold the omelet in half.


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