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Flounder Florentine


This flounder recipe is cooked then browned under the broiler.


  • 2 cups water
  • salt
  • 1 1/2 pound flounder or cod fillets
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • dash cayenne
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


In a large skillet, bring water to a boil; add salt. Add flounder and simmer in the water for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove fish.

Cook frozen chopped spinach as directed on package; drain well. Place spinach in a shallow buttered baking dish; place fish on top of spinach. Melt butter; blend in flour and a dash of cayenne pepper. Cook over medium low heat, stirring constantly until a smooth paste has formed. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Continue cooking and stirring until mixture is thick; pour over spinach. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Put under broiler until lightly browned.
Serves 4.

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