Cheesy Fish Fillets with Spinach

Cheesy Fish Fillets with Spinach

"If you have trouble coaxing children to eat spinach, this fast-to-fix dish might be the solution. The cheese sauce works for me every time!"
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45 m servings
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  1. Heat butter over low heat until melted. Stir in flour, bouillon, nutmeg, red pepper and white pepper; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Stir in milk; heat to boiling and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Add cheese and cook, stirring constantly, just until cheese melts. Set aside. Place spinach in ungreased 12-in. x 7-1/2-in. baking dish or 8-in. square baking dish. Sprinkle with the lemon juice. Arrange fish on spinach; sprinkle with salt. Spread sauce over fish and spinach. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese and paprika; return to oven for 5 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Diabetic Exchanges: One serving equals 4 protein, 2 vegetable, 1 fat; also; 307 calories, 860 mg sodium, 108 mg cholesterol, 10 gm carbohydrate, 31 gm protein, 16 gm fat.

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I don't understand why this does not have better reviews. As far as the cheese sauce being thick, if that is not your preference..adjust the thickness. If spinach is not your thing and you know ...

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Followed recipe except I used walleye. Sauce is to thick and it lacked flavor. I hate to see food go to waste so I layered cooked brown rice in a casserole dish, put the leftovers on top. I s...

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I don't understand why this does not have better reviews. As far as the cheese sauce being thick, if that is not your preference..adjust the thickness. If spinach is not your thing and you know ...

Very good and easy to prepare. I didnt have white pepper or cayenne, used black pepper and it was nice. Next time I´ll add some wine to the sauce

I varied this slightly. My husband is diabetic and on a weight loss program so I omitted the cheese and followed the suggestion of another reviewer and used fresh spinach sauteed with onions. Al...

I usually don't use cheese and fish together but, i wanted to try something different. I added a little fresh garlic and it turned out magnificent.

This was easy to make & delicious! I made a few small changes based on what I had on hand. I used tilapia fillets & sauteed 10 oz of fresh spinach in 1 Tbsp olive oil & 2 minced cloves of garl...

Absolutely delicious!!! It nice to get a fish recipe that is not citrus base. I put in butter till melt then flour, bouillon, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, no cayenne pepper because I forgot it but it wa...

Followed recipe except I used walleye. Sauce is to thick and it lacked flavor. I hate to see food go to waste so I layered cooked brown rice in a casserole dish, put the leftovers on top. I s...

THIS RECIPE IS WONDERFUL, I USED A WHOLE LEMON AND GRATED THE ZEST OVER THE SPINACH AND USED HALF THE JUICE IN THE SAUCE. I ALSO USED TEX MEX BLEND OF CHEESE AND IT TURNED OUT GREAT, WILL BE MA...

This dish was pretty good. I used whiting filets and cheddar cheese.

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