Friday, May 8, 2009

Tomato and Spinach Roulade

If you want something light and tasty to eat then this is the one for you.
I got into roulades during my days when my cafe"The Healthy Happening " was operational. This dish was very popular.
You Will find this roulade easy to make and a delight to eat.

Tomato and spinach roulade

1 handful of cook spinach cooled and liquid squeezed out
3 spring onions
6 eggs Separated
30 gms of Tasty cheese
2 cups of tomato pulp
1 clove garlic 1 vege stock cube
Fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
1 cup white Sauce
Parmesan cheese

White Sauce
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 -1/2 cups milk
Add 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour and 1 -1/2 cups of milk into a microwave dish and mix together, cook for 3 minutes stirring every minute till thick place in large bowl, cool
When cool add egg yolks,spinach (drained of all liquid) chopped spring onion and seasoning .
Beat egg whites till stiff, fold gently into white sauce mix
Pour into lined greased Swiss roll tin and bake for 30mins
When cooked, turn roulade out onto clean cooking paper and cover with a teatowel .

Tomato Filling
You can add bacon or salami if you like just chop small and shallow fry
Add 1 tin of diced tomato to a pot season with basil ,garlic s/p, add stock powder, boil stirring till tomato thickens
Spread tomato cover top of roulade with filling top with grated cheese and roll up roulade.
Place on serving platter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese
Return to the oven for 2 minutes to melt the cheese,Serve

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