Fish Florentine

READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • You will want get the potatoes on first as these take the longest.
  • Potatoes.
  • In a medium bowl mix potatoes with oil and season with salt and pepper. Place in roasting pan with garlic cloves and cook in 200c oven for 30-40 minutes.
  • Serve potatoes and garlic on the side and sprinkle with mint.
  • For the Fish.
  • In a saucepan bring some water to a boil and add spinach, for fresh cook until just wilted, for frozen cook until thawed, drain, let it cool and then squeeze excess liquid out.
  • In a pan combine oil and butter and heat, add onions and cook until soft, add mushrooms and garlic, cook until mushrooms are slightly browned and soft set to one side.
  • For the Sauce.
  • Heat milk in a pan, add cayenne, nutmeg and paprika. When milk is almost boiling mix a little water with cornflour and pour into milk, stirring until mixture thickens.
  • Add the cheeses, reserving the few tablespoons of Parmesan for the top, stir until melted.
  • Poaching fish.
  • In a large pan mix wine with herbs, add fish and poach for about 8 minutes until fish flakes but is not falling apart.
  • Assembly.
  • Mix mushroom and onion mixture into spinach, spoon into the bottom of a casserole dish covering the bottom.
  • Lay fish fillets on top of the spinach, Pour the sauce over fillets, sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  • Grill until browned on top and bubbling.
  • While I am grilling fish I put my potatoes over low heat on stove top to keep warm.