Bacon Spinach Pita

Leftover Spinach makes great content. For a Pita. That you enrich with Stilton, strips of grilled Bacon and onions

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Ezra Street Market, London

An East-London Bacon Butty inspired me to make myself this Pita. Because that is the role of a Pita Bread. It’s the ideal edible basket to stuff with leftover delight. So today’s leftover delight is a bag of Spinach leaves. That I sautéed with a couple of red onions and a few strips of bacon in a hot casserole. After a brisk sieve. I stuffed a grilled Pita Bread, with this lukewarm mash of veg and meat. And topped off with a few slices of Stilton. What else would you need on a Saturday afternoon?

INGREDIENTS

  • Bag of Spinach leaves
  • 1 red Onion
  • 100 grams of Bacon strips
  • 2 pieces of Pita Bread
  • 8 slices of Stilton
  • Pepper
  • 1 tbs. of Olive Oil

alternative ingredients

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Stilton ☜☟☞ Any other local Blue Cheese. For example Dutch Organic Goat Cheese ☜☟☞Bastiaansen Blauwschimmel Geit

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TOOLS

  • a Knife
  • a Cutting Board
  • a Casserole of Skillet
  • a Sieve or Colander
  • a Spoon
  • optional: a Cheese Slicer
  • a Clean Kitchen Towel
  • 2x Plates

steps

  1. Wash spinach leaves
  2. Sieve leaves
  3. Heat up skillet or casserole
  4. Pour in oil
  5. Cut onions
  6. When you smell the oil
  7. Grill strips of bacon
  8. When crisp, remove from skillet
  9. Let the strips rest on plate
  10. Add cut onions and spinach leaves to the hot skillet or casserole
  11. Stir the lot a few times
  12. Add the grilled strips of bacon
  13. Close skillet or casserole with a plate or lid
  14. After 3 minutes or so, do another couple of stirs
  15. Taste whether your mash of spinach and 0nions would need a bit of pepper 
  16. The grilled strips of bacon will flavour your pita with plenty of salt 
  17. When all leaves have been cooked. Remove skillet/casserole from the heat
  18. Turn off the heat
  19. Sieve the content of your skillet or casserole 
  20. Grill 2 pieces of pita bread in the oven or toaster
  21. Slice blue cheese with knife or slicer
  22. Cover each side of an opened piece of pita bread with cheese
  23. Fill each bread with a mash of cooked spinach leaves and pieces of glazed onions
  24. Top off with strips of grilled bacon
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