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Flounder Florentine

Rated as 3.87 out of 5 Stars

"'I discovered this recipe several years ago when I was looking for a way to dress up fish fillets,' recalls Debbie Verbeck of Florence, New Jersey. 'Even though we're not big fans of fish, we enjoy this dish. It's tasty, healthy and inexpensive.'"
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Ingredients

40 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Sprinkle spinach in a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. Top with fillets.
  2. In a saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour, salt, pepper and nutmeg until blended. Gradually add milk. bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Pour over fillets; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and paprika. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals 253 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 480 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat-free milk.

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I made this tonight and with only a few changes, LOVED it! Used fresh spinach that I sauteed with a little garlic and olive oil. Squeezed all the liquid out. Made the sauce as in the recipe, onl...

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Given the number of comments that this was bland, I decided to use this recipe as a starting point and doctor it up. I laid a bed of cooked, buttered rice in the baking dish, followed by only on...

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I made this tonight and with only a few changes, LOVED it! Used fresh spinach that I sauteed with a little garlic and olive oil. Squeezed all the liquid out. Made the sauce as in the recipe, onl...

Given the number of comments that this was bland, I decided to use this recipe as a starting point and doctor it up. I laid a bed of cooked, buttered rice in the baking dish, followed by only on...

I used this recipe as a guideline to duplicate a dish my Husband and I had in a restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland that we LOVED! I did make changes, so the 4 star rating is for that reason. I u...

very good recipe for a quick & easy meal. I varied it a little bit and used 2 medium shallots and one clove of garlic in place of the 3T of plain chopped onion. I also upped the Parmesean to abo...

Good easy recipe. I used a mix of perch and tilapia because it's what I had. The sauce would be a little bland as written, so I added about 1.5 tsp of Old Bay seasoning. I omitted the nutmeg ...

Used Tilapia instead of Flounder and it was great. Expect any mild white flesh fish would work. Used Half the fish and half the spinach since I was cooking for 2, but the sauce looked so good ...

We enjoyed this recipe! It was a little like stuffed flounder, without the manual stuffing part. The parmesean cheese complements the fish perfectly.

Easy to prepare this recipe however husband who was dying for me to make this was a bit disappointed. He found it to be a little bland, missing something for sure. After reading other reviews, h...

I made this recipe for dinner using some of the suggestion of other members, such as doubling the spices, shallots & garlic clove instead of onion, 1/4 cup parmesan (mixed some with the sauce an...