SHRIMP FLORENTINE

 

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Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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

Notes

This is a special treat for 2 with some fresh bread, a salad and a bottle of wine.Wow!

Categories: Dinner  Main Dish  Shellfish 

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