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Flounder Florentine

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

I discovered this recipe several years ago when I was looking looking through some flounder recipes. Even though we're not big fans of fish, we enjoy this dish. It's tasty, healthy and inexpensive. —Debbie Verbeck, Florence, New Jersey

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 pound flounder fillets
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  1. Sprinkle spinach in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with fillets.
  2. In a large 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.
  3. Pour over fillets; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and paprika. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 253 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 480mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat-free milk.

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