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Fillets Of Sole With Spinach And Mornay Sauce

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  Sole fillets 2 Pound, skinned (1 Kilogram)
  Black pepper To Taste
  White wine 4 Fluid Ounce (125 Milliliter, Boiling)
  Spinach 2 Pound (1 Kilogram)
For sauce
  Butter 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Flour 4 Tablespoon
  Milk 10 Fluid Ounce (300 Milliliter)
  Fish stock 10 Fluid Ounce (300 Milliliter)
  Parmesan cheese 2 Ounce, grated (50 Gram)
  Gruyere cheese 2 Ounce, grated (50 Gram)
  Double cream 4 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  White pepper To Taste

Lay the sole fillets in a baking dish.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper and pour over the boiling fish stock and wine.
Cover the dish and bake in a moderate oven (180°C/350°F or Gas Mark 4) for 8 to 12 minutes or until the fish is cooked.
Meanwhile, put the spinach in a saucepan.
Do not add any water.
Cook for about 6 minutes or until the spinach is tender.
While the spinach is cooking, make the sauce.
Melt the butter in a saucepan.
Stir in the flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Gradually stir in the milk, then the fish stock and bring to the boil, stirring constantly.
Simmer, stirring, until the sauce is thick and smooth.
Remove from the heat and add the Parmesan, Gruyere, cream and seasoning to taste.
Stir well and keep hot.
When the spinach is cooked, drain it, pressing to remove all excess moisture.
Chop the spinach and add the butter and salt and pepper to taste.
Mix well.
Spread the spinach over the bottom of a flameproof serving dish.
Top with the drained sole fillets and pour over the sauce.
Grill until the top is lightly browned.
Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2523 Calories from Fat 1005

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 113 g174.2%

Saturated Fat 44 g219.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 629.9 mg210%

Sodium 3528.4 mg147%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g33.9%

Dietary Fiber 22.1 g88.4%

Sugars 21.3 g

Protein 258 g515.8%

Vitamin A 1743% Vitamin C 451.7%

Calcium 268.3% Iron 178.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fillets Of Sole With Spinach And Mornay Sauce Recipe