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Shrimp Florentine

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By sage
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1 1/2 lbs shrimp, cooked and peeled
1 cup spinach, cooked
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons flour
2 cups milk
1 slice onions
1 bay leaf
1 pinch nutmeg
6 peppercorns
1 pinch mace
1/4 cup swiss cheese, grated

Drain spinach; press in sieve and chop it.

Melt 1 tbsp butter, add garlic; sauté spinach until dry.

Season and spread in bottom of a casserole.

Spread 2/3 shrimps on top.

Make Béchamel sauce.

Microwave milk (infused with bay leaf,onion, peppercorn and nutmeg).

Drain milk.

Combine 3 Tbsp butter and flour; add milk slowly whisking.

Microwave 3 minutes stirring twice.

Pour Bechamel sauce over the shrimps.

Bake 350*- 20 minutes.

Melt remaining butter and saute rest of shrimps.

Arrange around the edge of casserole.

Cover with cheese and place under broiler 4-5 minutes

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