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Halibut Florentine

"Halibut in a cheesy sauce over spinach. This is SO easy and the halibut comes out moist and flaky. Great for company because it's fancy but simple to make!"
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1 h 15 m servings 587 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 587 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 28.8 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 63.3 g
  • 127%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 132 mg
  • 44%
  • Sodium:
  • 848 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir the Cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, and milk until melted and well blended. Mix in the flour and water, stirring constantly, until thick and smooth.
  3. Layer the spinach in the bottom of a baking dish. Arrange the halibut steaks over the spinach, and season with salt and pepper. Pour the cheese sauce mixture over the halibut.
  4. Bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven, until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

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  1. 33 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This was a really good recipe. I lightened it up a bit. I used skim mik and 2% cheese, and I omitted the water (since the skim milk is thin to begin with) and added salt and pepper to the milk ...

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why waste good fish.

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This was a really good recipe. I lightened it up a bit. I used skim mik and 2% cheese, and I omitted the water (since the skim milk is thin to begin with) and added salt and pepper to the milk ...

I made this recipe for my family and it was DE-lish. I used fresh spinach instead of frozen, only because that's what I had on hand. It turned out great. I will definitely make this again. Also,...

why waste good fish.

This was so easy to make. My husband's comment was 'This is like a great meal at a great restaurant!! How'd you do that?!' (and I'm NOT a bad cook!!)

Excellent. I've never made cheese sauce this way before but it turns out OK and is much quicker than the roux method.

Great recipe. I used halibut fillets instead of steaks and fresh spinach as is. This would work well with cheaper fish also. I had twice as much cheese sauce than was required so saved till th...

I made this for my family tonight and they really didn't enjoy it. I think the cheese to spinach/fish ratio was too much, it would have probably been better if I had used the sauce sparingly si...

Outstanding! I made this tonight and it was wonderful. It was a great way to get the kids to eat spinach. Make sure to drain the spinach well before you line the pan, otherwise it will water eve...

This was good. It was easy to make and everyone who ate it really liked it. Personally, I found it a little bland, but that's easy enough to fix with seasonings.