Parmesan, goat cheese and spinach flans

Parmesan, goat cheese and spinach flans recipe

Here are some cute savory goat cheese and spinach flans really easy to make. They’re a perfect side dish for fish or meat and you can find thousands of variations. But you could use this savory flan recipe for starters or a light lunch as well, adding a salad on the side. This flan recipe features Parmesan, goat cheese and spinach. Once you’ve mastered these savory flans recipe you can let your imagination fly and try broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, eggplants or any vegetable you like with all sorts of cheeses. It’s a great savory flans recipe, very useful whenever you don’t have much in the fridge ;)
And if you feel adventurous and try different cheese and vegetables variations, don’t hesitate to share them with us in the comment section!

Parmesan, goat cheese and spinach flans recipe

Preparation time: 20 minutes – Cooking time: 20 minutes

Ingredients (for 2 to 3 servings)

1 lb (450 g) of fresh spinach leaves
2 1/2 oz (75 g) of goat cheese
1 1/2 oz (45 g) of grated Parmesan
2 eggs
2 tablespoons of heavy cream
2 teaspoons of butter
Salt and pepper


1/ Wash and dry spinach leaves thoroughly. Pinch off the stems.

2/ Melt 1 teaspoon of butter in a frying pan over medium-low heat. Add spinach leaves and stir regularly until they’re soft.

3/ Preheat oven to 350° F (180° C/ Th 6).

4/ Dice goat cheese.

5/ Break eggs in a large bowl and whisk them with a fork. Add heavy cream, Parmesan, goat cheese and spinach. Add salt and pepper and whisk again.

6/ Grease individual ramekins with butter and pour flan mixture into them.

7/ Bake in oven for 20 minutes and serve goat cheese and spinach flans right away.

21 thoughts on “Parmesan, goat cheese and spinach flans

  1. 10/18/2010 at 7:29 AM

    MMMMMM,..they look so delectable!! Special & festive too, I think!

  2. 10/18/2010 at 3:46 PM

    I love anything “flan”. This is a must try.

  3. 10/18/2010 at 4:41 PM

    these look beautiful, and easy! Theresa

  4. 10/19/2010 at 9:21 AM

    Beautiful flans. Love the flavors!

  5. 10/19/2010 at 11:44 AM

    These look absolutely gorgeous – and I love how versatile they are. We’ve missed you Véro!!!! Glad to see a post from time to time!

  6. 10/28/2010 at 5:19 PM

    This dish looks incredibly good. Cheese is so good with spinach. Thanks for posting this, how does goat cheese taste?

  7. 11/01/2010 at 4:08 PM

    Hi! Just wanted to drop a little note to say that I have linked you as blog of the week (1 to 8 November 2010) at Peace from Pieces –

    Cheers – Dora

  8. 11/01/2010 at 8:56 PM

    Whaouh! Thanks :D

  9. 11/04/2010 at 10:54 AM

    I have so been into flans and clafoutis and quiches lately and the goat cheese-spinach-parmesan is just the best combo! Pairing with a meat dish? Naw I’d eat these as the main course!

  10. 11/25/2010 at 4:05 PM

    These are the most delectable savory flans I’ve ever seen! Love the presentation!

  11. 02/16/2011 at 5:36 PM

    Loving the individual flans! Totally cute little pans!

  12. 03/01/2011 at 5:59 AM

    I love the idea of savory flans and this combination is truly invinting me to try it. I think this would work perfectly for a springy afternoon alongisde a green salad and a nice glass of iced tea.

  13. 03/13/2011 at 2:31 AM

    These are adorable, and they look really simple. Does it matter what kind of goat cheese?

  14. 04/19/2011 at 12:03 AM

    I used a goat cheese log but I guess you could try with another kind of goat cheese. Let me know me how it comes out ;)

  15. 04/29/2011 at 12:40 PM

    mmmm yummy…its look delicous..good cooking

  16. 06/09/2011 at 11:20 PM

    Great photos. I had no idea people made savory flan!

  17. 07/12/2011 at 4:39 AM

    This looks fantastic and seems very easy to do! Thanks for sharing your recipe.

  18. 07/25/2011 at 9:49 PM

    These look delicious! I look forward to meeting you on Wednesday!

  19. 12/03/2012 at 11:51 AM

    This looks absolutely delicious! Thanks for sharing your great recipe

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