Savory Crepes Florentine

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • To prepare the filling:
  • In a large bowl, combine the ricotta or tofu, spinach, onion, egg, salt, black pepper, and nutmeg.
  • To prepare the sauce:
  • Melt the butter in a heavy medium size saucepan over moderate heat.
  • Add the flour, and cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly-2 to 3 minutes.
  • Slowly blend in the milk and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Reduce the heat to low and simmer, still stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until thickened and smooth.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese, white pepper, and mace.
  • One at a time, place each crepe with the most attractive side facedown, so that it will be on the outside when rolled.
  • Spoon 3 to 4 tbls.
  • of filling down the center, then fold the sides over.
  • The crepe should be snugly filled, but not so stuffed that the filling spills out at the ends.
  • Preheat the oven to 350*F.
  • Lay the crepes seam side down, just touching one another, in a lightly greased, 13"x9"x2" baking dish.
  • Pour the sauce over all; top with the Parmesan cheese.
  • At this point, the crepes can be stored.
  • refrigerate in the baking dish, tightly covered, for up to 24 hours.
  • (From the refrigerator, preheat the oven to 400*F. Bake, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes. Uncover and proceed baking for 30 to 40 minutes, as stated below) Freeze in the labeled, tightly covered dish for up to 1 month at 0*F (From freezer,Preheat the oven to 400*F. Do not thaw the crepes. Bake, uncovered, for 1 to 1 1/4 hours or until the crepes are heated through and the sauce is simmering. Brown and serve as states below).
  • Bake the crepes, uncovered, for 30 to 40 minutes or until the sauce is bubbling.
  • run them under the broiler until browned-2 to 3 minutes.
  • Accompany with a salad of sliced tomatoes and red onions with a creamy vinaigrette.
  • Enjoy!
  • Serves 6.