Flounder Florentine

Oxmoor House
Popeye will probably never need to wear glasses, since spinach contains lutein, a substance that may help prevent macular degeneration--the most common cause of blindness in the elderly.
4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)


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Cooking spray
1/2 cup minced onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
1/2 cup (4 ounces) tub-style light cream cheese
3 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
4 (6-ounce) flounder fillets


1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Add spinach, and cook 1 minute.

3. Turn heat to low; add cream cheese and next 5 ingredients. Stir well; remove from heat.

4. Divide spinach mixture among fillets, spreading evenly over each and leaving a 1/4-inch margin around edges.

5. Roll up each fillet, jelly roll fashion, starting with tail end, and secure with wooden picks.

6. Place fish in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 20 to 22 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve immediately.

carbo rating: 5

Created date

April 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 271
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 8.7 g
Satfat 5 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 38.4 g
Carbohydrate 7.7 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 106 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 574 mg
Calcium 223 mg