Goats’ cheese and mushroom gratin

Serves 2

Preparation timeĀ less than 30 mins

Cooking timeĀ 10 to 30 mins

Ingredients
200g/7oz linguini
1 tbsp olive oil
2 shallots, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
75ml/3fl oz double cream
50g/2oz baby spinach leaves
salt and freshly ground black pepper
75g/3oz goats’ cheese, sliced
pinch paprika
Method
1. Preheat the grill to its highest setting.
2. Cook the linguini in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain and set aside.
3. Heat the olive oilin a medium-sized pan and sweat the shallot and garlic for two minutes or until softened but not coloured.
4. Add the cooked linguini, double cream, spinach, salt and freshly ground black pepper and stir well. Pour into a small gratin dish.
5. Put the slices of goats’ cheese on top, sprinkle with paprika and place under the grill for five minutes or until bubbling and the goats’ cheese has browned slightly. Serve.

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