Fish Florentine Recipe

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  1. Cut the potatoes into chunks and rinse.
  2. Boil in plenty of salted water until tender.
  3. Drain.
  4. Heat 50ml of the milk with half of the butter.
  5. When the butter has melted, mash the mixture into the potatoes until smooth.
  6. Beat with a spoon, adding extra milk if needed, until light and fluffy.
  7. Set aside but keep warm.
  8. Half fill a pan with water and boil.
  9. Add salt and the spinach.
  10. Boil for one minutes, then drain and squash as much water out of the spinach as possible.
  11. Keep warm.
  12. Meanwhile, make the cheese sauce by melting the remaining butter in a pan over medium heat.
  13. Stir in the flour and gradually add 250ml of milk, stirring continually to make sure you get a smooth sauce.
  14. Once the mixture comes to a boil, lower the heat and leave to simmer for a few minutes.
  15. Season with salt, pepper and mustard.
  16. Add the cheddar cheese and stir until it is melted.
  17. Dust the fish with flour, shaking off any extra.
  18. Heat the oil in a frying pan and, when it is hot, lay out the fish.
  19. Cook for 2-4 minutes a side, depending on how thick the fillet is.
  20. To serve, divide the spinach between two warmed plates.
  21. Place the fish on top and cover with the sauce, adding mashed potato on the side.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 691.36 Kcal (2895 kJ)
Calories from fat 452.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 50.32g 77%
Cholesterol 109.87mg 37%
Sodium 928.69mg 39%
Potassium 1919.66mg 41%
Total Carbs 30.08g 10%
Sugars 9.87g 39%
Dietary Fiber 7.63g 31%
Protein 33.23g 66%
Vitamin C 70.1mg 117%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 8%
Iron 9.1mg 51%
Calcium 886.5mg 89%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 124.34 Kcal (521 kJ)
Calories from fat 81.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.05g 77%
Cholesterol 19.76mg 37%
Sodium 167.02mg 39%
Potassium 345.25mg 41%
Total Carbs 5.41g 10%
Sugars 1.77g 39%
Dietary Fiber 1.37g 31%
Protein 5.98g 66%
Vitamin C 12.6mg 117%
Iron 1.6mg 51%
Calcium 159.4mg 89%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 17.2
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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